Campground: Blue Lake Creek

 

Blue Lake Area General map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity

Blue Lake Area General map in the Cowlitz Valley Vicinity. Sites include: Adams Fork Campground, Bishop Ridge Trail #272, Blue Lake Butte Trail #119, Blue Lake Creek Campground, Blue Lake Hiker Trail #274, Blue Lake Ridge Trail #271, Cat Creek Campground,
Hamilton Buttes Trail #118, Hamilton Peak Trail #109, North Fork Trail #122, and the River Trail #131.

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

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.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 09/10/2018: Closed, not gated, primitive camping allowed.
Reservations: Reservations may be made at www.recreation.gov or calling 1-877-444-6777.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees
  • Camping: Single Site/$12, Multi-Site/$30
  • Extra Vehicle:$8
This site is operated by Hoodoo Recreation Services.
Open Season: 05/18/2018
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

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


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

This campground is popular with OHV users and can become noisy when trail bikes come and go.

No. of Sites 11 single site(s)
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 http://www.recreation.gov
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

Campground features easy RV parking.

Corrals22'
Hookup - SewerNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Dump StationsNo
Pavement Type for ParkingAsphalt
No. of Sites 11
Size Restrictions 22'
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 http://www.recreation.gov
Hookup - WaterNo

OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnicking

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Toilets
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Accessible
Camping trailer site length 20-30 feet
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.403182

  Longitude : 
-121.737431

  Elevation : 
1900'

 



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