COVERED TABLE: YES SHORELINE SITE: NO DISTANCE TO SHORELINE: 1 MILE American Ridge Lodge is located about 38 miles west of Naches, Washington in the foothills of the eastern Cascades. The rustic ski lodge and unique twenty-seater outhouse were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and are associated with one of the earliest ski areas to operate in Washington State (1935-1950). Activities in the area include fishing, wildlife viewing, birding, hiking, and winter play. The lodge is located just outside the boundary of the William O. Douglas Wilderness. Temperatures are generally sunny and warm with little precipitation. Altitude is 3,041 feet. The camp is a group site with a capacity of 60 people and 15 vehicles. The site includes a largely unfurnished 43x48' lodge with picnic tables, counter space, and a wood stove, a twenty seater outhouse, and outdoor dispersed camping. Firewood is not provided. Pitcher pump water is available at neighboring campgrounds in the summer season. Trash removal is "pack it in, pack it out".