White River Campground

Mount Rainier National Park

White River Campground is available on a first come first serve basis. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site.

The campround sits at 4,440 ft in elevation, 1200 ft higher than any other campground with amenities in Mount Rainier National Park. For this reason, winter lingers long and comes early. White River often opens at the end of June or early July and stays open in late September. The campground has are 88 campsites that cost $20 a night.

There is a 27 ft RV limit and an 18ft trailer limit.

Use the Recreation.gov Mobile App to pay the nightly camping fee when you arrive at the campground. Prior to arriving at the campground download the Recreation.gov App to your mobile device and create a Recreation.gov account.

White River Campground has flush toilets, fire grates in the campsites and access to potable water. There is no dump station, laundry, Wi-Fi or cellphone service at this time. The maximum size for an RV is 27 feet and 18 ft for a tralier.

Need to Know

Natural Features

This high elevation campground is located near the White River and in a lovely forest. Trails crisscross the campground, including the Wonderland, Burrough Mountain and Glacier Basin Camp Trails.

Nearby Attractions

Trails: Glacier Basin, Burroughs Mountain, the Wonderland and the River Trail. 

The White River

Ten miles to Sunrise

Five miles from Highway 410

Four miles to the a Ranger Station


There are plenty of hiking opporunities as well as rich ecological sytems that will interest amateur botanists and mycologists.

Changes & Cancellations

Currently White River is a first-come, first-served campgrounds so there are no cancellations.

Contact Information

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: No direct line see park number

Rental Options

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Available Campsites

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