Moss Creek campground

Overview

Located in the southeast corner of the Gifford-Pinchot National Forest and close to Columbia River Gorge, Moss Creek Campground sits alongside the Little White Salmon River. At an elevation of 1,400 feet, the campground is shaded by a thick canopy of hemlock, cedars, firs and maples. Moss Creek is ideal for those wishing to escape the summer heat.

Recreation

The Little White Salmon River offers rainbow and brook trout for anglers. Visitors can enjoy wading in the cool waters.

Facilities

This small campground has 16 sites that are ideal for tents but useable by smaller RVs and trailers.

Drinking water and vault toilets are available. Picnic tables and fire rings are provided, and firewood can be purchased on-site.

Natural Features

Located in southwest Washington State, the Gifford Pinchot National Forest encompasses 1.3 million acres and includes the 110,000-acre Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, established by Congress in 1982.

Moss Creek is located in the Mount Adams Ranger District in the easternmost portion of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Mount Adams is a prominent landmark on the District, where elevations range between 1,200 and 12,276 feet.

The District features a great diversity of habitats, from old growth to second growth forest, wetland areas, low and high elevation meadows, glaciers and low and high elevation lakes.

contact_info

This location has limited staffing. Please call (509) 538-2060 for general information.

Nearby Attractions

Moss Creek Campground is an excellent base for exploring the various sights around Mount Adams and the Columbia River Gorge.

From I-5 at Vancouver, WA, turn east on Highway 14 for 56 miles to Cook. Turn north on Cook-Underwood Rd, drive 5 miles then turn left onto Willard Road, drive 2+ miles continue onto Oklahoma Rd, drive under 1 mile Campground is on your right. 

541-338-7869