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.
- Picnic Table
- Drive InPark next to your campsite
- Walk InPark in a lot, walk to your campsite
- Hike InHike a trail to your campsite
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…
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…
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…
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.