Moss Creek campground, WA

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...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 14 2014   Season Dates

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  • An extra vehicle fee of $8 will be collected at the campground; the first vehicle is free
  • Click here for more information about Gifford Pinchot National Forest

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AREA MOSS CREEK STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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AREA MOSS CREEK TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 20 Back-In
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AREA MOSS CREEK TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 20 Pull-Through
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AREA MOSS CREEK STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 Accessible 30 Pull-Through
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
+When you reserve one of these sites, it will not be a site specific reservation. You will be assigned a site when you arrive at the campground.
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

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.

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.

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 17 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.

Nearby Attractions:

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

Booking Window
Sun Aug 03 2014 - Fri Jan 30 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 22 2014 Sun Sep 07 2014
Walk In Mon Sep 08 2014 Sun Sep 14 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Host
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
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:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

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 22 2014 -
Sep 07 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $16.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00
Walk In Season
Sep 08 2014 -
Sep 14 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $16.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $16.00

*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):
45.79778, -121.63917
45°47'52"N, 121°38'21"W

From I-5 at Vancouver, WA, turn east on Highway 14 for 55 miles to Cook. Turn north on Cook-Underwood Rd, then turn left onto Willard Road, and continue for 8 miles to campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Moss Creek campground
Gifford Pinchot NF Mt Adams Ranger District
CARSON  WA  98610

Phone Number:

Information:  (541)338-7869
Mail to: P.O. Box 8516

Coburg OR 97408