INDIAN FLAT GROUP SITE, WA

Indian Flat Group Campground is set on the banks of the Bumping River in the foothills of the eastern Cascade Mountains. Situated beneath a towering mixed conifer forest, this site offers a wonderful setting for large groups looking for a secluded camping experience.Okanogan National...
Status: Closed through Thu May 15 2014   Season Dates

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  • No electric hookups available
  • Security is provided by access through a locked gate; the combination to the lock will be included in confirmation letter
  • No trash collection provided; please pack out all garbage
  • Livestock not allowed at this campground
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AREA INDIAN FLAT GROUP SITE GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC 65 30 Pull-Through
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Indian Flat Group Campground is set on the banks of the Bumping River in the foothills of the eastern Cascade Mountains.

Situated beneath a towering mixed conifer forest, this site offers a wonderful setting for large groups looking for a secluded camping experience.

Natural Features:

Okanogan National Forest offers stunning scenic views, with high, glaciated alpine peaks, valleys of old growth forest and rugged shrub-steppe country making up the diverse landscape. Elevations range from below 1,000 feet to more than 9,000 feet.

Precipitation varies greatly throughout the area, ranging from approximately 140 inches along the Cascade Crest to only 10 inches along the eastern edge. Visitors can expect many days of warm, sunny weather in the summer, and winters with clear skies and plenty of snow.

The surrounding undeveloped wilderness, clean streams and diverse forests support an abundance of wildlife, including deer, squirrels, native fish, black bear and migratory birds.

Goat Rocks Wilderness is a stunning adventure for those wanting to traverse higher elevations. Peaks within the area are remnants of an extinct volcano, taking the name "Goat Rocks," in honor of the numerous mountain goats traversing this isolated region. Gilbert Peak is the highest summit in this area, at an elevation of 8,184 feet.

Recreation:

Indian Flat Group Campground offers outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to hike, fish, ski, raft and enjoy a multitude of outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Nearby Bumping Lake offers visitors opportunities to boat, fish, swim or simply relax on its sandy beach.

The American Ridge Trail offers hikers, overnight backpackers and horseback riders fantastic opportunities to absorb some of the area's stunning beauty. Extending from Bumping River to the notable Pacific Crest trail, the American Ridge Trail offers over 26 miles of towering forests, stretches of meadows, alpine lakes and fantastic ridge line views.

Facilities:

Indian Flat Group Campground has one large site and several other spur sights that extend around a campground loop. The campground accommodates up to 66 people and 22 vehicles. The site is equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings and four vault toilets. Drinking water is available at this site.

Nearby Attractions:

Boulder Cave National Recreation Trail is one of the most popular places in the Naches District. Visitors can walk the accessible trail along the river or explore Boulder Cave. Interpretive signs along the trail explain the geology, plants, animals and fire history of the area.

Visitors enjoy the Mt. Rainer National Park, where interpretive programs and exhibits offer education about the diverse landscape and history of the area.

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), one of the world's premier National Scenic Trails, showcases some of North America's most fantastic scenery, winding its way its way from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington, and is accessible near the campground. Visitors will also enjoy traversing the Chinook Scenic Byway, considered one of Washington's premier driving excursions. Spectacular views of Mount Rainier and surrounding landscape dominate this 92-mile journey.

Booking Window
Thu Apr 24 2014 - Thu Apr 23 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 16 2014 Thu Oct 30 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
  • Tent sites
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Cabin Rentals
  • Firewood
  • General Store
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Resort
  • Restaurants
  • Trails
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 16 2014 -
Oct 30 2014
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $70.00-$100.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
46.98111, -121.13972
46°58'52"N, 121°8'23"W

From Naches, Washington, follow US Highway 12 west for approximately 4 miles to State Route 410. Take Highway 410 for about 31 miles to Forest Road 428 on the south side of the Highway. The group camp site is at the end of this road.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

INDIAN FLAT GROUP SITE
428 FOREST ROAD
NACHES WA 98937

Phone Number:

Information: (509) 653-1401
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