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21 RV Parks near Trout Lake, Washington
Jun 2019 - $16.00
Peterson Prairie Campground is a very nice campground. Very close to lakes for fishing, sight seeing, etc. Huckleberry picking is in the vicinity. Campground is in a great location for many outdoor activities. Campground is clean, bathrooms are nice. However there is very strict rules and the camp host will enforce them with very stiff fines. Host monitors the campground VERY frequently. Our campsite was located near a bathroom, we could see the bathroom from our site. We had a fire burning in the fire pit and needed to walk over and use the restroom. The host was driving through and stopped us and said "you can not leave your fire unattended, it is posted at both ends of the campground and there is a very large fine for doing so" We said "OK" and went back to our site. Someone has to be at that fire pit at all times...DO NOT LEAVE the fire unattended. Also added with these rules that are posted at the campground...the rules say your fire wood burning in the pit CAN NOT be too big for the pit. So make sure your fire wood is small and inside of the pit. Make sure your fire is small. The camp host can put your fire out, and you can be told you can not have a fire at all anymore. The fine is posted at 500.00. Now onto the water faucets. Clearly posted on the water faucets...DRINKING WATER ONLY! It is posted also a 50.00 fine for any type of other use. The camp host is very firm, and frequently seen so do not break any rules. Neighboring campers near us were kicked out. Read your posted signs before you pay, and follow the rules and you will probably have a nice trip. However for us, we will not return to the campground due to it being way to strict for us. We feel that we should be able to walk to the bathroom or garbage can without putting our fire out every time. If you are camping alone, it could be difficult to camp at this campground and have a fire going....you will have to put your fire out if you leave your site at all. Beautiful campground...strictly monitored! - MarineMom2018
Sep 2011 - $15.00
Great Forest Service CG located about 7 miles out of Trout Lake via SR 141 and FR 24 (paved all the way). Sites are generally well separated with dirt/gravel pads. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. Water spigots are located throughout the campground. A dump station can be found at the city park in Trout Lake. Campground is generally open from mid May through mid September. CG is close to Goose Lake (about 6 miles) and Forlorn Lakes for those who like fishing. Note that Goose Lake allows electric boat motors and has a boat launch while Forlorn Lakes is muscle power only and no launch site. The campground doesn't experience heavy usage except during the huckleberry season and during the early part of the fishing season. It can, however, be busy during any weekend so reservations for a weekend might be advisable. Peterson Prairie is near the Ice Caves and Natural Bridges. Both were formed when Mount Adams last erupted and are worth checking out. If you decide to explore the Ice Cave, wear warm clothing and adequate foot gear -- it's cold and slippery down there! - Bruce and Sue
Jul 2019 - $38.00
If you want to be in the Woods...? Well, this IS the place! You are in the forest. Very nice park. I was only disappointed in the fact that we booked base on Premium Site, with 50 amp service. Well, our site 50 only had 30 amp service...not that big of a deal, as we didn't need 2 a/c going at the same time. Brought that to their attention and was told that other sites had 50. Ok. You are in the woods and the Mosquitos are they're to feast! No cell service, no tv available and satellite tv would be difficult due to the heavily forested area. Otherwise, it is a really nice camping spot. - 1imperial1
Jul 2018 - $30.00
First of all, let me emphatically state that there is no "useable" internet (there is WiFi at the registration booth, none at any site....same with cell phone service (you may get one bar at their playground but NONE at any site). We reserved a premium FHU site (30amp, water and sewer) months ahead of our arrival date and paid around $77 (first two nights deposit) When we checked-in, I asked about cell service and internet (a REQUIREMENT since my wife needs it for her work). The host said ther was no way we'd get either in our assigned site and (after some convincing) they realized that they could put us in a "better" site (but it was gonna cost more). We tried it but it wouldn't work, so just put us back in the cheaper site. It was long enough with plenty of space and privacy. Nice. But no services. We went back to Trout Lake (a no blinking light town) ant found a community park with a handful of camping sites, some with water, a few had water and electric (at least two had 50amp service!)....no sewer at site but a nice dump station (that was "shared" by four rigs....NP!) ....so we moved The folks at Elk Meadows argued about ANY refund (she told me they held the full fees when a month long camper decided to leave after two weeks).....so I told her I was gonna call the credit card folks.....she decided that she was thru arguing with me and refunded all but our two night deposit.... - ArkyDoodle
Jun 2017 - $39.00
The camp hosts were constantly on the move asking folks how their stay was going as well as making sure the park was spotless. The water was very soft and had good pressure. The power never went out and was always at 110V even though the park was full and the weather was a bit warm (80-85) during the day. So AC's were running. No cell service (A good thing in my book) as there are much better thing to do in this area than always looking down. But there is a small satellite based hot spot at the office to check emails. The views of Mt. Adams from the RV park was simply awesome. Our site was one of the tighter ones, But was still fine for our 36Ft. Class A Motor Home. We highly recommend Elk Meadows RV park. - super7pilot
Aug 2019 - $16.00
Quiet and remote. Usually not very crowded. One water hand pump well for the whole park. No cell signal. A great break from electronics. - DaytonWA
Aug 2019 - $50.00
We stayed at Bridge RV overnight and similar to other reviews, I agree the park is very clean and well kept. The staff was very friendly and particular about their rules (I like that). Cable, WiFi and AT&T mobile service were all good. The downside is the location (which isn't the park's problem) with the road and train noise all night long. We had a pull through site in the middle of the park but still had a lot of noise. - Kernsie
Aug 2019 - $42.00
Small, well maintained park. I stayed there for a week in a fifth wheel. The campground is sandwiched between Route 14 and a railroad. The train was intermittently a mild problem. Route 14 was another story. It is heavily traveled but commercial and non-commercial vehicles. The noise was excessive, making sleep and solitude difficult. It would be wise to avoid campsites that are near the road (like we were). Spacing is a bit tight but OK. Grass is green as they water the grass every night. We had to bring in outdoor furniture every evening. Water sprayed half way up the trailer during watering, so it best to keep the windows closed. Based on the traffic noise, I would not come back here again. - CamperDanandBenne
Jul 2019 - $46.00
This park is in a beautiful setting across the Columbia River from Hood River. Park sites are close makes g efficient use of available space. The biggest surprise for us was the bridge crossing the Columbia River. It is a narrow two lane steel draw bridge with 9 foot lanes and an appropriate 30 mph speed limit. I felt a little uneasy sharing the space with a logging truck but crossed the bridge without swapping any paint. The Toll is $8.00 each way for RV and Toad. - Scott and Lorraine
Jul 2015 - $18.00
We found this little jewel on the southeast side of Mt. St. Helens about 24 miles north of Carson, Washington. The campsite we had (#25) was perfect right next to the Wind River. We stayed here for four days over a completely full weekend and couldn't ask for a better experience. I have stayed in a lot of National Campgrounds and rarely even bother to rate them, but this place was the cleanest best kept we have ever seen. The pit toilets were always full of paper and hand sanitizer and they even went so far as blowing pine needles off the road. The campsites have a sand tent site as well as a paved back in where we were. Water is by way of an old hand pump well but it tastes very good. There is no phone signals for miles from here.
I rate this an 8 because I could never give a higher rating to a place with no hook-ups. But as far as boon docking, you won't do better than this place. The hosts were very friendly (locals) and knowledgeable about the local area and hiking trails including several of the nearby waterfalls.
The fee is half price if you have the Golden Age pass. - kcjflea
Sep 2019 - $15.00
As is common with USFS sites, there are no hook-ups. Written as an RV review, tent campers disregard. This is a beautiful, clean campground. Mostly first-come first-served but reservation are taken. Closed in fall/winter. Coming in from the north (off SR-503) the road is paved but occasionally bumpy - save within the last mile to the CG where there is still a washout that has been minimally repaired. Our trailer is 32' and going in bumper scraped three times; going out only once. Must go slow. We live about 50 miles away and the FS90 Road (as well as many others in the area) had multiple washouts and closures from about 2-3 years ago that haven't been fixed. This is an off-grid and disconnected CG with no cell or payphone (nor service or phone within about 20 miles) - if help is needed and there's no host with a FS two-way radio, then you must be self-sufficient. Nearest "real" town is 5-0 miles away in Woodland, WA. Nearest fuel, grocery (convenience) store and unstaffed fire station is in Northwoods, 20 miles north. The CG was very quite, mix of tent folks and RVers. Lower loop on the river. Near Mt. St. Helens for sightseeing (weather permitting). No dumpster and the few garbage cans were full when we left. No water spigots, only 1 function "little house on the prairie" hand-pump working in the upper loops. Hiking galore, near the PCT too, but it true back-country hiking - need to know what you're doing and have appropriate skills, safety and survival equipment (except for the developed scenic trails from CG's). Out site was HUGE! - JGB98642
Aug 2017 - $30.00
The campground is near the scenic Lower Falls of the Lewis River. The toilets are pit composting toilets. There is no cell service, not for many miles. The road south of the campground is rough. Mostly it is asphalt with frequent large dips to bang your hitch on, and near the campground it is gravel with some rugged/steep spots. - Dan C
Jul 2017 - $15.00
We have been coming to this campground for over 20yrs. The last 8 or 9yrs things have changed. The compost toilets are horrendous and this year especially were absolutely unbearable. We were told that they are not being used as compost toilet anymore because of funding and that is such a sad problem because someone with lung problems can not go in there. It's literally so bad you can't breathe. Also this year the mouse issue was unreal. We had so many mice everywhere. We had our food locked up and they still got in our camper. When I say problem..I don't mean a little.... We put a bucket out with a stick so we could relocate them away from our camp area and in 2 days caught MORE than 50 mice :( and that was just in 1 site...we had 4 sites. The little store near by said it's a huge problem this year. Something needs to be done because our neighboring campers had mice climbing on them in their beds when they were sleeping and ended up awake the entire night. It's made us rethink coming back next year if things are the same. Lastly, up until about 5yrs ago it was always so peaceful there.... now on the weekends people flock there and we've seen drunk young people try and jump across the top of the falls and fall in and have to hold on to the logs so we could help them get out so they didn't go over the falls. We've seen people bring full size bbq out onto the top of the falls and cook. It really sucks what social media and tv has done by advertising the "Hidden gems of Washington" it ruins really special places. - Angie Hemenway