Takhlakh Lake Campground , WA

Takhlakh Lake Campground sits at an elevation of 4,400 feet in a well-shaded location next to its namesake lake. The campground sits at the base of Mt. Adams, providing visitors with incredible views in every direction. The campground has a short season, but it's a particularly...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 14 2014   Season Dates

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  • The camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle, any extra vehicles will be subject to an extra vehicle fee at the campground
  • No potable water, bring your own drinking water
  • ATVs and OHVs are not allowed in the campground
  • Click here for more information about Gifford Pinchot National Forest

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AREA TAKHLAKH LAKE CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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** 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

Takhlakh Lake Campground sits at an elevation of 4,400 feet in a well-shaded location next to its namesake lake. The campground sits at the base of Mt. Adams, providing visitors with incredible views in every direction. The campground has a short season, but it's a particularly popular destination for hikers exploring the trails around Mt. Adams.

Natural Features:

Takhlakh Lake is part of the Cowlitz Valley Ranger District, which is located in the northernmost portion of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

This location offers breathtaking views of not only Mt. Adams, but also Mt. Rainier, and Mt. Saint Helens.

Recreation:

The campsite offers access to the Takhlakh Loop, an accessible trail suitable for all ages and skill levels and the Takhlakh Meadow Trail.

The lake provides an ideal spot for anglers to cast for rainbow trout and for boaters looking to kayak or canoe. The lake is reserved for non-motorized use only.

Facilities:

The campground consists of 54 back-in sites with unpaved parking spurs that vary in length from 15 to 40 feet. Some sites are tent only.

No drinking water is provided at this campground, but other amenities include vault toilets, picnic tables and campfire rings.

Takhlakh Lake Campground offers accessible sites and activities and amenities that support current accessibility standards.

Nearby Attractions:

Near the campground, hikers can access trailheads for the 2,663-mile Pacific Crest Trail. This leads to the Highline Trail, which attracts experienced hikers and backpackers for its views of Mt. Rainier, Mount St. Helens and Oregon's Mt. Hood.

Booking Window

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Tue Jul 15 2014 - Mon Jan 12 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC

Tue Jul 15 2014 - Mon Jan 12 2015

Reservations must be made 3 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 Sat Jun 28 2014 Sun Sep 07 2014
Walk In Mon Sep 08 2014 Sun Sep 14 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campfire Rings
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Visitor Center
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Hunting
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
Jun 28 2014 -
Sep 07 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.00-$34.00
Walk In Season
Sep 08 2014 -
Sep 14 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.00-$34.00

*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):
46.28083, -121.59861
46°16'51"N, 121°35'55"W

From I-5: Take exit 68 and head east on US Highway 12 to Randle, Washington. Turn south onto State Highway 131 and travel 1 mile, stay left at the Y and continue southeast on Forest Road 23 for 30 miles to Forest Road 2329. Turn left onto Forest Road 2329 and follow it through the junction with Forest Road 5601. Proceed on Forest Road 2329 for 3/4-mile to the campground.

The last 7 miles of Forest Road 23 are gravel surfaced.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Takhlakh Lake Campground
Gifford Pinchot NF Cowlitz Valley Ranger District
Randle  WA  98377

Phone Number:

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

Coburg OR 97408