Campground: Killen Creek

 

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

High Lakes area general map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity.  Sites include: 
Adams Fork Campground
Boulder Trail #1C 
Cat Creek Campground
Council Bluff Trail  #117
Green Mountain Trail  #110 
Hamilton Buttes Trail  #118 
Hamilton Peak Trail  #109
High Lakes Trail  #116
Horseshoe Lake Campground
Keenes Horse Camp
Keenes Trail #120
Killen Creek Campground

Spring Creek Trail  #115
Squaw Creek Trail  #265
Takh Takh Meadow Trail  #136

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

This campground is located near the Mt. Adams Wilderness. It is located in a high elevation stand of Lodgepole Pine and Silver Fir. It is a good place to camp prior to heading into the northern trails of the Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 6/11/2021: Killen Creek campground is still closed and unreachable due to snow. Not gated, dispersed camping is allowed prior to official opening date. Tentative opening date is July 4th weekend. Attempt to make reservations on www.Recreation.gov well in advance (reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance).
Reservations: First come, first serve
Fees Camping: $16/Night
Open Season: July - 09/12/2021
Usage: Light
Restrictions:
  • Maximum vehicle length is 22 feet.
  • Wilderness restrictions apply within nearby Mt. Adams Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA; Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilets (2)
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

Directions:

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 31.2 miles and turn left on to Forest Road 2329. Follow Forest Road 2329 for 6.2 miles and arrive at the campground on the left. 


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.293413

  Longitude : 
-121.548325

  Elevation : 
4449'

 

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