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Wahtum Lake Campground

3 Reviews

About This Campground

Five primitive campsites available with a fire pit and picnic table at each site adjacent to Wahtum Lake located just east of the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness and multiple hiking opportunties. Trees and shade available.


For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles


    • Drive In
      Park next to your campsite
    • Walk In
      Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
    • Hike In
      Hike a trail to your campsite


    3 Reviews of Wahtum Lake Campground

    Ratings Breakdown

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    Erik D.
    Reviewed Aug. 3, 2020

    We might not have found the campground...

    Sometimes the better adventures come from spontaneity, and when an old friend of mine asked if I wanted to socially-distanced camp, one of those trips began. We left Portland at 7 that night and found several campsites to be closed. After getting to Wahtum Lake at 9 that night, we found it to be…

    Katie B.
    Reviewed Jul. 4, 2017

    Gorgeous lake! Secret spots!

    Beautiful and secluded place. There are sites right near the parking lot (and pit toilet) that are flat, plenty of wood for building a fire, picnic tables and fire pits, great for care camping. The sites are not private, and are quite exposed to hikers and other campers. Easy access to trails and…

    Sarah S.The Dyrt ADMIN User
    Reviewed Sep. 26, 2016

    OK camping but not right on the lake and lots of hikers coming through

    Wahtum Lake itself is beautiful but the campground is a bit far from it. It's about a 10 minute walk down a steep path and stairs to actually get to the lake. The sites are extremely close to each other, especially up near the pay station. As you drive up toward the campground there are 2 sites off…

    • Dyrt Dog
    • Lake


    Wahtum Lake Campground is located in Oregon


    Directions from Hood River: Travel southwest on Primary Forest Route 13 past Dee. Continue on 13 follow it west when it splits. About one mile past forest boundary, pick up Forest Road 1310. Follow 1310 northwest to the campground.


    45.57731047 N
    121.79247054 W

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