Campground: Blue Lake Creek

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Picnic table surrounded by greenery.

Blue Lake Creek Campground is a small campground just off Forest Road 23. The campground itself is located in a small hardwood stand surrounded by conifers. Sites are typically open and grassy. This campground is popular with Off Highway Vehicle users and can become noisy when trail bikes come and go. Valley Trail #270 can be accessed from the campground. This trail is a heavily used motorized trail. The High Log Trail #295 is directly across from the campground. This hiker only trail is only .3 miles long and drops down to a nice pool on the Cispus River.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: 4/12/2021: Blue Lake Creek campground is still closed. Not gated, dispersed camping is allowed prior to official opening. Tentative opening date is May 21st. Attempt to make reservations on up to 6 months in advance.
Reservations: Reservations may be made at or calling 1 (877) 444-6777.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets
  • Camping: Single Site/$16
  • Extra Vehicle:$8
Open Season: 5/21/2021 - 09/12/2021
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Maximum vehicle length is 20-30 feet.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: No potable water. Well for handpump is subject to surface water contamination. Water system inactive
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: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

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 for Follow Forest Road 23 for 16.1 miles and arrive at the campground on your left.  

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Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Camping trailer site length 20-30 feet
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