Misery Spring Campground

Area Status: Open

Providing panoramic views from Ray Ridge into the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness. Misery Spring Campground offers hunting and hiking recreational opportunities. Please Leave-No-Trace.

At a Glance

Reservations: First come first serve.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: No charge.
Open Season: June - November
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply within Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Pomeroy, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Pomeroy Ranger District 

General Information


From Pomeroy, Washington (90 minutes):  Starting at Main Street, take 15th Street headed south from State Highway 12. Follow this street out of town and continue for 15 miles to the National Forest boundary. At the forest boundary a cattle guard is crossed and the road will turn to gravel (Forest Road 40). Continue south on Forest Road 40 for 15 miles to the Misery intersection (there is a sign 50 feet before the intersection). Turn right (westerly direction) on forest road 4030. Follow Forest Road 4030 and turn left onto 4030-20 and follow to Misery Spring Campground. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Day Hiking

Access to trails in the nearby Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness.

Big Game Hunting

Hunting for deer and elk in the fall.


Picnic tables: Yes
Tent camping: 5 Campsites, 5 Tent/Trailer, 0 Tent Only, 0 Group
Parking: Yes
Toilets: Yes

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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