Kalama Horse Camp Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

17 campsites suitable for double occupancy, 7 family campsites, 2 group campsites. No reservations. Water for horses only. No garbage service at this facility--please pack in, pack out your garbage. No potable water at this facility.

The campground loop trail allows easy access to the main trailhead. A trailhead parking area, found at the east end of the campground provides parking for day use. Over 50 miles of trails and closed roads are available from the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 08/04/2020: Water pump for stock water is malfunctioning. Water may not be available. Group sites closed for the 2020 season.
Fees $8 a night for overnight camping. Cash or check only. First come, first served sites. See Mount St. Helens Map for fee and payment sites.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: See Horse Riding and Camping Information.
Closest Towns: Cougar, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1), Compost Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
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General Information


From Woodland, WA take state Route 503 east for approximately 28 miles to Forest Road 81. Take a left on Forest Road 81 towards Kalama Horse Camp Recreation Area. Follow Forest Road 81 north for approximately 8 miles.

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2028' - 2000'