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Summary

Adams Fork Campground is a back-in campground on the Adams Creek Fork of the Cispus River in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Offering RV and tent camping, the campground is an ideal spot to explore nearby Mount St. Helens and its surrounding area, with access to 50 miles of multi-use trails, trout fishing, and other recreation activities. Facilities include 24 paved sites with fire rings, vault toilets and drinking water, but no water or electric hook-ups.

Overview

Nestled among tall conifers on the Adams Creek Fork of the Cispus River, Adams Fork Campground offers single sites for tent and RV camping, as well as three double sites, with several of the sites sitting along the banks of the river.

Adams Fork Campground makes an excellent base from which to explore Mount St. Helens and the surrounding area. Nearby multi-use trails offer a myriad of recreational activities, in addition to trout fishing in the Cispus River.

Recreation

Part of the Randle Recreation Area, Adams Fork Campground is an ideal location for many recreational activities. The Valley Trail network, popular with dirt bikes and ATVs, offers 50 miles of multi-use trails close to this campground.

Hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers can also use the Valley Trail, which offers views of the Cispus River Valley and Tongue Mountain and anglers can fish for brook trout in the Cispus River.

Facilities

This campground consists of 24 paved back in sites, including three double sites that can accommodate 12 to 25 campers. Many of the sites are small but still usable by RVs, with a maximum parking spur length of 30 feet.


There are no water or electric hook-ups, but drinking water and vault toilets are provided. Fire rings are provided.


Nearby ORV trails, the campground is popular with ORV riders. Campers should expect riders coming and going from the campground.

Natural Features

Located in southwest Washington State, the Gifford Pinchot National Forest encompasses over 1.3 million acres, including the 110,000-acre Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument established by Congress in 1982.

Adams Fork is part of the Cowlitz Valley Ranger District, which is located in the northernmost portion of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in southwest Washington.

This Ranger District manages four Wilderness Areas including the Goat Rocks Wilderness, Glacier View Wilderness, Tatoosh Wilderness and William O Douglass Wilderness.

The Cispus River originates in a high glacial valley in the Goat Rocks Wilderness, and flows through heavily forested areas before before meeting the North Fork and flowing westerly past many trails and campgrounds.

contact_info

This location has limited staffing. Please call (360) 686-3008 for general information.

Nearby Attractions

The nearby town of Randle offers an access point to the Windy Ridge viewpoint at Mount St. Helens.

Charges & Cancellations

Cancellations

Individual Campsites: Cancellations up to 2 days before a reservation start date incur a $10.00 cancellation fee.  

A visitor who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee including tax and applicable add-on for a campsite. 

Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee. 

No-Shows

A no-show visitor is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date. Staff will hold a campsite until check-out time on the day following the arrival date. 

No-shows are assessed $20.00 service fee and forfeit the first night's rate, taxes and applicable add-on for a campsite.  

Refunds

Visitors may submit a refund request through their Recreation.gov profile within 7 days of the end date of their reservation. Refunds will not be issued after the 7 days has ended.

Refunds for debit or credit card payments will be issued as a credit to the original bank or credit card used to pay.

For check or cash purchases, Recreation.gov will mail a Treasury check for refunds of cash, check, or money order payments to the address associated with the reservation. Treasury check refunds may take up to 6-8 weeks to arrive. 

In the event of an emergency closure, the Recreation.gov team or facility manager will refund all fees and will attempt to notify you using the contact information within the Recreation.gov visitor profile.

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