Activities and Amenities
Okanogan-Wenatchee 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.
Visitors to the area 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, porcupine, native fish and migratory birds. Endangered and threatened species, including the Northern Bald Eagle, the Northern Spotted Owl, gray wolves and grizzly bears, also find havens in nearby ecosystems.
Lost Lake Group Campground offers outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to hike, fish, ski and enjoy a long list of outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.
Anglers enjoy boat fishing, with rainbow, brook and cutthroat trout available in abundance. A boat ramp is available in the campground.
For an easy, interpretive hike for the whole family, the Big Tree Trail starts across the road from the Lost Lake guard house at the entrance to the campground. This 0.8 mile trail connects with a loop trail that highlights two 600-year old western larch trees. It is particularly beautiful when the wildflowers are out in June.
This campground has one designated group site, able to accommodate up to 100 people.
The site is equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings, grills, drinking water and flush toilets.
Access to Lost Lake beach is within walking distance.
Visitors enjoy the North Cascades and Mt. Rainer National Parks, 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.