Campground: Government Mineral Springs

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

A historic site in an old-growth forest setting. The springs provide mineral water once thought to have medicinal properties. It has a gravel access road and five campsites with a maximum trailor length of 18-feet. There is room for extra vehicles and to back in RVs. This is also a great day destination.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/20/2014 Closed for the season.
Fees $5 Overnight fee
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum vehicle length is 18 feet.
Closest Towns: Carson, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: No Pass Required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From Carson, WA go north on Highway 30/Forest Road 30. Travel about 13.5 miles on FR 30, turn left on Forest Road 3065. The road becomes more narrow and rough. The campground is about one mile in at the end of the road.


This site is flat, but gravel. The sping is reached via a short trail from the gravel parking area.

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites5 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

RV Camping

There is room for extra vehicles and to back in larger RVs.
Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Size Restrictions18'
Hookups - ElectricNo
Dump StationsNo
Hookup - SewerNo


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