Campground: Horseshoe Lake

 

A map depicting trails in the High Lakes area within the Cowlitz Valley vicinity.

High Lakes area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include: 
Adams Fork Campground
Boulder Trail #1C 
Cat Creek Campground
Council Bluff Trail  #117
Green Mountain Trail  #110 
Hamilton Buttes Trail  #118 
Hamilton Peak Trail  #109
High Lakes Trail  #116
Horseshoe Lake Campground
Keenes Horse Camp
Keenes Trail #120
Killen Creek Campground

Spring Creek Trail  #115
Squaw Creek Trail  #265
Takh Takh Meadow Trail  #136

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The campground is a rustic site situated on a picturesque lake, and offers most campers a view of the water. Mt. Adams Wilderness is nearby as are numerous trails. The campground is small with only 12 campsites.  It is located near the Mt. Adams Wilderness. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 6/01/15: Open
Reservations: First come, first serve
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees
  • Camping: Single Site/$12
  • Extra Vehicle:$6 
This site is operated by Hoodoo Recreation Services.  
Open Season: 6/26 - 9/14
Usage: Light
Restrictions:
  • Maximum vehicle length is 16 feet. 
  • Electric motors only allowed on the lake.  Gas powered motors are not allowed on the lake.
  • Wilderness regulations apply within Mt. Adams Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: 50% discount for single site camping fee with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, In
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Randle, Washington travel south on State Highway 131 (Forest Roads 23 and 25). Veer left in 1 mile at the Y of Forest Road 23 and Forest Road 25. Continue to follow Forest Service Road 23 for 18.5 miles then turn left onto Forest Road 21. Follow Forest Road 21 for 4.6 miles and turn right onto Forest Road 56. Follow Forest Road 56 for 3 miles and turn right onto Forest Road 5603. Follow Forest Road 5603 for 5.2 miles and turn right onto Forest Road 2329. Follow Forest Road 2329 for 3 miles and turn right onto Forest Road 2329078. Follow Forest Road 2329078 for 1.3 miles and arrive at the campground. 


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Amenities

Camping trailer concessionaire fee
Toilets
Picnic tables
Tent camping concessionaire fee