Campground: North Fork Group Campsites

Area Status: Closed

Three separate group sites offer secluded camping with gated access within North Fork Campground.  

The Bear site has room for 8 cars or 6 RV’s and a maximum of 35 people. The Beaver site has room for 10 cars or 6 RV’s and a maximum of 50 persons. The Elk site has room for 6 cars or 2 RV’s and maximum of 25 persons. The group sites are located within an old growth stand of douglas fir, hemlock and cedar along the North Fork of the Cispus River.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: 9/18/22: Consessionaire hosted camping is closed for season. Gate and bathrooms are locked. For information about dispersed camping: Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Camping & Cabins:Dispersed Camping (
Reservations: Reservations may be made at or by calling 1 (877) 444-6777.   
  • Group sites: $75/$100
Open Season: Laye May/early June - 9/19/2021
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum vehicle length is 22 feet.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault (1)
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. Continue to follow Forest Road 23 for 10.6 miles to arrive at the group sites on your left and 10.8 miles to arrive at the main campground on your left.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


RV Camping

Easy RV parking.
No. of Sites 3
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\&parkId=71700\&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Pavement Type for Parking No
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No

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