About This Campground
Forest Road 83 provides access to Mt St Helens campgrounds. There are dispersed sites along this road for camping, and the area provides access to Climber's Bivouac, Ape Cave, and Lava Canyon.
Camping near Mt St Helens is open from Memorial Day until snow blocks the roads. Food, lodging, gas,…
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
- Standard (Tent/RV)
- Firewood Available
- Drive InPark next to your campsite
- Walk InPark in a lot, walk to your campsite
- Hike InHike a trail to your campsite
There are a lot of places for dispersed camping along FS-83, but they do get pretty full on nice weekends. Overall enjoyable camping, just expect neighbors and some trash from previous occupants.
I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived to see only one other person camping nearby. I was able to find a spot next to a couple others. One was kind of hidden back behind the main spot. The area has so much to explore. Traffic wasn’t too bad for a Mon/Tues night. Don’t be afraid to ask if there…
A bit of a drive up, but easy to find sites all along the road with already made campfire pits.
Mount St. Helens Dispersed Camping is located in Washington