Upper Cispus River

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Picture of North Fork Campground

Predominately brook trout below Chambers Creek, Cispus River below Muddy Fork is more difficult to fish because water is cloudy from glacial silt coming off of Mt Adams. See Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Sport Fishing Rules for more information on salmon and steelhead fishing below North Fork Cispus River.

Fish Facts:

  • Fish Species: Rainbow and brook trout (some cutthroat), whitefish
  • Fishing Methods: Fly, Spin, Bait
  • Angling Season: Summer, Fall (gamefish)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Check: WDFW regulations for fishing season and rules.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station <-- linked)

General Information


From Randle WA: Go south on SR131, left on 23 Rd (which parallels Lower Cispus River), left on 21 Rd, which parallels the Upper Cispus River

General Notes:

Nearby campgrounds: 



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