Campground: Morrison Creek


Morrison Creek Area Trail Map

General trail guide for Morrison Creek Area in Mt Adams Vicinity. Trails include: Snipes Mountain #11, Gotchen Creek #40, Buck Creek #54, Pine Way #71, Cold Springs #72, Crofton Butte #73, and Salt Creek #75.

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This site was burned over in the Cascade Creek Fire of 2012. Several primitive camp sites are available, some along Morrison Creek.  The site serves as a trailhead to the Shorthorn Trail which enters the Mount Adams Wilderness and is within 3 miles of the popular South Climb (of Mt. Adams) trail. Access is rough and not recommended for trailers or motor homes.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10/20/2014 Closed for the season.
Fees No fee.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Access road is rough and not recommended for trailers and motor homes.
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: No Pass Required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From Trout Lake, Washington, travel on Mt. Adams Recreation Highway to Highway 17 to Forest Road 80, then to Forest Road 8040 until you reach the camp sign.

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Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites12 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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