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Bird Lake Campground

Mt. Adams/Indian Heaven Wilderness/Goat Rocks, Washington

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  • The entrance to Bird Lake Campground.- Bird Lake Campground
  • A typical site.- Bird Lake Campground
  • Bird Lake from Bird Lake Campground.- Bird Lake Campground
  • The trail to Bird Creek Meadows.- Bird Lake Campground
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Pros: 
Lakeside camping. Near to hikes on Mount Adams.
Cons: 
Rough four-wheel drive access. Primarily primitive sites only. Long distance from Portland.
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Alerts: 
This campground has been closed for the 2016 season due to recent wildfires.
Region:
Mt. Adams/Indian Heaven Wilderness/Goat Rocks, WA
Managed by: 
Yakama Nation
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
General Day Use Fee
Preferable Season(s):
Summer, Fall
Reservations possible: 
No
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Bird Lake Campground, which is managed by the Yakima Nation tribe, acts as an excellent basecamp for a multitude of nearby hikes on and to Mount Adams, most notably Bird Creek Meadows and Hellroaring canyon. Most campsites provide quick shore access and a view of the lake. Additionally, most sites are adequately separated from one another and are a short walk from potable water and vault toilets. The Yakima Nation stocks Bird Lake with trout, and local rules and regulations can be found on the Yakama Nation Mount Adams Recreation Area website.  From Bird Lake, trails 105 or 100 are the best options for accessing Bird Creek Meadows and Hellroaring viewpoint.

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