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part ofGifford Pinchot National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Wed Oct 28 2015   Season Dates


Lower Falls Campground is located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Visitors enjoy several waterfalls in the area and access to the Lewis River Trail. The campground is open from May through October.

Natural Features:

The campground is just off the Lewis River at an elevation of 1,300 feet. The campground road is paved and shaded by large evergreen trees. There are trails down to the Lewis River and falls area.


Near the campground are several trailheads that provide visitors with a variety of recreational opportunities. There are hiking trails, mountain bike trails, horse trails, and motorcycle trails within 10 miles of the campground.

The Lewis River contains rainbow, cutthroat, and bull trout as well as whitefish. The area is catch and release only.


Lower Falls Campground offers 43 standard sites that accommodate both tents and RVs (60 feet), but no hookups are available. Picnic tables and campfire rings with grills are provided, as are composting toilets and drinking water.

Nearby Attractions:

There are falls viewing opportunities at Lower Lewis River Falls, Curly Creek Falls, Big Creek Falls, and Middle Falls, all within 15 minutes of the campground.

Hiking trails within 10 miles include trail #31 Lewis River, Trail #5 Quartz Creek, and trail #80 Wright Meadows.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Day Use Area
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Shade
  • Trailhead Parking
  • Urgent Care Facility
Within 10 Miles
  • Horseback Riding Trails
Know Before You Go
  • Please bring reservation confirmation with you.
  • If campground is not reserved, it may be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • There is no electricity at the campground and cell phone reception is poor.
  • There are no hookups.
  • A $5.00 fee will be charged at the campground for each additional vehicle.
  • For more information call the Mt. Adams Ranger District at 509-395-3400.
    • Don't Move Firewood: Please protect Pacific Northwest forests by preventing the spread of invasive species. Firewood can carry insects and diseases that can threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by obtaining and burning your firewood near your camping destination. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

    Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    46.15664, -121.87845
    46°9'24"N, 121°52'42"W

    From Portland or Seattle take I-5 to exit 21 for WA-503 E toward Woodland/Cougar. WA-503 will turn into FR 90, turn right at the Pine Creek Visitor Center. Lower Falls Campground will be on your right hand side after you pass mile marker 28 on FR 90.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    42218 N.E. Yale Bridge Rd.
    Amboy  WA  98601

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (509)395-3400
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