Horse Camp: Mt. Adams

Area Status: Open

This pleasant well developed horse camp is located in a wooded site on the base of Mount Adams. There is a loading ramp and water for stock only. Water is not for human consumption. Each site has a highline.  An open field next to the campground provides space for over flow camping and a beautiful view of the mountain.  A twenty mile trail system that can lead to Mt. Adams Wilderness is accessible from the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/03/2024: Campground is open and being maintained. Horse water is on. There is a $15 fee per site per night. For further information contact the Mt. Adams Ranger Station 509-395-3402.
Fees: $15/night (single site), $5/extra vehicle
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Mt Adams Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From Trout Lake, Washington take Mt. Adams Road north to the intersection with Forest Road 23. At this intersection fork to the right. Continue driving for one mile to the turn onto Forest Road 80. This road is signed “South Climb”.  Make the left hand turn on to Forest Road 80 and continue to the intersection with spur road 031 at the sign for the horse camp. Turn left and drive to the entrance to the camp on the right.

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 11 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites 1 of 11

RV Camping

Reservation Info Not reservable

Day Hiking

Horse Camping

No. of Sites 11 single sites(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites 1 of 11

Horse Riding

Trails accessible from this area include #38, #39, #39A, #40,#72, and #54.

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