Campground: Adams Fork

Area Status: Closed

This wooded area along the Adams Fork of the Cispus River makes a great campground location. The campground contains historic basket trees used by the Upper Cowlitz Tribe and has interpretive signage. The campground is located near the Off Highway Vehicle trails of Blue Lake Ridge and the Valley Trail and is frequented by motorized users. 

There are 24 total campsites which includes 3 double sites.

View a Adams Fork Campground map (.pdf).

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 9/18/22: Campground is closed for the season. Please follow dispersed camping rules. When it is open the campground has both reservation and first come first serve sites. Make reservations on up to 6 months in advance. For more information contact Rocky Mountain Recreation 661-702-1420.
Reservations: Make reservations at, or by calling 1-877-444-6777, up to 6 months in advance. *Some first come first serve sites are available.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
  • Camping: Single Site/$22/Night, Double Site/$40/Night
  • Extra Vehicle:$8
Open Season: Late May/early June - 9/18/2022
Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: 50% discount for single site camping fee with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center:  

General Information


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. The campground is less than ¼ mile on the left. 

Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

10024 US Hwy 12
PO Box 670
Randle, WA 98377
(360) 497-1100
TTY: (360) 497-1101

General Notes:

High Lakes area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.

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

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Many of the sites are small. Close to ORV trails, the campground is popular with ORV riders. Campers should expect riders going out of campground. One multiple site is available.

No. of Sites 22 single site(s), 1 double site(s), 1 20-50 people group site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

Situated in tall trees, many of the sites are small but still usable by RVs.

No. of Sites 21
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
Pavement Type for Parking Asphalt
Hookup - Water No
Size Restrictions 22'
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No
Corrals 22'
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

Group Camping

No. of Sites 1
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River and Stream Fishing

See local fishing regulations.

Fish Species Brook trout

OHV Camping

The Valley Trail network, popular with dirt bikes and ATVs, offers a 50 miles of multi-use trails close to this campground. No OHV riding within the campground.

Size Restrictions Maximum vehicle length 22' feet.
Corrals Maximum vehicle length 22' feet.


Picnicking in camp sites is available for a fee.

No. of Sites 21


Camping trailer: length 18-40 feet
Picnic tables:
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Drinking water:

Recreation Areas

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