Cougar Flat Campground is nestled into a mountain forest northwest of Naches, Washington.
The campground offers an ideal setting for families and outdoor enthusiasts looking for a secluded camping experience in the beautiful Okanogan National Forest.
Adjacent to the Bumping River, this campground offers eight standard sites, and four walk-in, tent only sites.
Sites are equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets and drinking water are also available. A boat ramp is located at the nearby Bumping Lake campground
Check in: 2 pm, Check out: 12 pm (noon)
Encompassing more than 4 million acres and stretching north to south from the Canadian border to the Goat Rocks Wilderness, the Okanogan National Forest offers countless recreation opportunities.
Visitors are afforded 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.
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.
In the fall thousands of visitors come to experience white water rafting on both the Tieton and American Rivers.
Visitors enjoy the Mt. Rainer National Park, 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.
In addition to being a prime location for hiking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding and mountain biking in summer and early fall, Cougar Flat offers excellent skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling in the winter months.
Nearby Bumping Lake offers visitors opportunities to boat, fish, swim or simply relax on its sandy beach.
The campground is a great base camp for day-hikers and overnight backpackers. Several access trails from the area give hikers the chance to create their own excursions.
The American Ridge Trail is a popular among hikers and equestrians, meandering through more than 26 miles of towering forests, mountain meadows and high elevation lakes from the Bumping River to Pacific Crest Trail.
Nature lovers may also want to explore the nearby Goose Prairie Trail.
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.
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.
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.
NACHES WA 98610
For campground inquiries, please call: 541-338-7869
Take Highway 410 to milepost 88.4, then turn left on Bumping Lake Road and continue for 6 miles.