Campground: Iron Creek


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

Randle area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include:  
Camp Creek Falls Trail #260
Iron Creek Campground
Kraus Ridge Trail #275

Layser Cave Trail #290

Purcell Lookout Trail #285
Tower Rock Campground
Woods Creek Watchable Wildlife Trail #247

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The area consists of very tall old growth trees on basically flat terrain throughout the campground.  Lush vegetation and ample space between sites makes them quite private. This is a great place to camp while exploring the more remote side of Mount St. Helens.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: 09/27/2014: Closed for the season.
Reservations: Reservations may be made at or calling 1-877-444-6777.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees This site is operated by Hoodoo Recreation Services.  Please see for a list of current fees.
Open Season: 5/22/2014 - 09/28/2014
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum vehicle length is 24-40 feet.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District See also: Iron Creek Picnic Site

General Information


From Randle, WA take Forest Road 25 south to Forest Road 76. the campground is signed well and near the junction.


One of the first areas encountered when entering the forest heading south just off of Forest Road 25 from Randle, WA is set in a mature forest glen along the Cispus River. This site, including the campground and picnic area, offer flat, barrier-free parking and paths.

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Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
No. of Sites 80 single site(s), 18 double site(s)
No. of Accessible sites 3 of 98

RV Camping

Recreation areas with activity RV Camping:

There are paved, level spurs and easy RV parking.

Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Size Restrictions 40'
No. of Sites 98
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Hookup - SewerNo
Pavement Type for ParkingAsphalt


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Accessible Barrier Free water, hiking, toilets, picnic table. USABLE ACCESS: camping
Picnic tables
Drinking water