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Cougar Flat

3 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Cougar Flat Campground is nestled into a mountain forest northwest of Naches, Washington.

The campground offers an ideal setting for families and outdoor enthusiasts looking for a secluded camping experience in the beautiful Okanogan National Forest.

Recreation

In addition to…

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Access

  • Drive In
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Stay Connected

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Reviews

3 Reviews of Cougar Flat

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Josh G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2021

Unplugged Peace

No water, no power, no problems. Sometimes going back to the basics helps eliminate some of life's problems. Just some primitive camping, tons and tons of space per site, short walk to river, 8 minute drive to Lake, and deer that walk through the campgrounds snacking unafraid. Great 12 site spot.

Site8
Month of VisitAugust
Josh G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2021

Cougar Flats

This is a great spot for all. Big enough for families and great for couples or folks with kids. Plenty of outdoor space. Easy walk to the river which is usually much clamer and less busy than the nearby bumping lake. Located about 20 minutes from bumping lake on the same access road, you will fall…

Site8
Month of VisitAugust
Elizabeth  N.
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2020

Great spot

We stayed here with 2 young kids and it was a great choice.

We didn't have a reservation but we got there early enough on a Sunday we found plenty of open first come spaces were available.

The toilet was clean and we'll maintained.

Site 10 is closest to the river but there are paths from most…

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Location

Cougar Flat is located in Washington

Directions

Take Highway 410 to milepost 88.4, then turn left on Bumping Lake Road and continue for 6 miles.

Coordinates

46.91694458 N
121.233611 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Cougar Flat Campground is nestled into a mountain forest northwest of Naches, Washington.

The campground offers an ideal setting for families and outdoor enthusiasts looking for a secluded camping experience in the beautiful Okanogan National Forest.

Recreation

In addition to being a prime location for hiking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding and mountain biking in summer and early fall, Cougar Flat offers excellent skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling in the winter months.

Nearby Bumping Lake offers visitors opportunities to boat, fish, swim or simply relax on its sandy beach.

The campground is a great base camp for day-hikers and overnight backpackers. Several access trails from the area give hikers the chance to create their own excursions.

The American Ridge Trail is a popular among hikers and equestrians, meandering through more than 26 miles of towering forests, mountain meadows and high elevation lakes from the Bumping River to Pacific Crest Trail.

Nature lovers may also want to explore the nearby Goose Prairie Trail.

Facilities

Adjacent to the Bumping River, this campground offers eight standard sites, and four walk-in, tent only sites.

Sites are equipped with picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets and drinking water are also available. A boat ramp is located at the nearby Bumping Lake campground

Natural Features

Encompassing more than 4 million acres and stretching north to south from the Canadian border to the Goat Rocks Wilderness, the Okanogan National Forest offers countless recreation opportunities.

Visitors are afforded stunning scenic views, with high, glaciated alpine peaks, valleys of old growth forest and rugged shrub-steppe country making up the diverse landscape. Elevations range from below 1,000 feet to more than 9,000 feet.

The surrounding undeveloped wilderness, clean streams and diverse forests support an abundance of wildlife, including deer, porcupine, native fish and migratory birds. Endangered and threatened species, including the Northern Bald Eagle, the Northern Spotted Owl, gray wolves and grizzly bears, also find havens in nearby ecosystems.

Nearby Attractions

In the fall thousands of visitors come to experience white water rafting on both the Tieton and American Rivers.

Visitors enjoy the Mt. Rainer National Park, where interpretive programs and exhibits offer education about the diverse landscape and history of the area.

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), one of the world's premier National Scenic Trails, showcases some of North America's most fantastic scenery, winding its way its way from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington, and is accessible near the campground.

contact_info

This location has limited staffing. Please call (661) 702-1420 for general information.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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