Standard (tent/RV)
Dispersed
Group
Tent Sites
Equestrian
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Water Unknown
About Forlorn Lakes

Forlorn Lakes, one of the most popular campgrounds in the southern part of the forest, offers 25 campsites scattered around the wooded shores of small, picturesque lakes. Swimming and fishing are possible in the larger lakes. Huckleberry bushes grow in the campground and surrounding area making this site very popular during huckleberry season. The campsites at a maximum 18 feet long are suitable for tent camping and small campers or RV's. The day use area has lake views, picnic tables, and fire rings. The campground is very popular, the camping spots fill early in the week. Forlorn Lakes offers nearby access to Indian Heaven via the East Crater Trailhead.

Price
$10.00 - $20.00
Operator
National Forest
Access
Drive In
Walk In
Hike In
Boat In
Features
Alcohol Allowed
Fires Allowed
No Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
No Phone Service
Picnic Table
Toilets
Trash Available
Location
Forlorn Lakes is located in Washington
Latitude
45.959 N
Longitude
-121.757 W
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Directions
From Trout Lake, Washington drive west on Highway 141 to the forest boundary where 141 becomes Forest Road 24. Continue west on Forest Road 24 past Peterson Prairie Campground to the intersection with Forest Road 60. At this intersection continue straight onto Forest Road 60. At the intersection with Forest Road 66 follow the signs for Goose Lake, taking a right to continue driving west on Forest Road 60. After about one and one-half miles there will be a sign for Forlorn Lakes Campground. Turn right onto Forest Road 6035 at the sign and continue on this road to the campground.                                                                                                         From Carson, Washington, drive north for 4.8 miles on Wind River Highway (Forest Road 30) to Panther Creek Road. Take a right on Panther Creek Road at the sign for Panther Creek Campground. Stay on this road which becomes Forest Road 65 at the forest boundary for approximately 11 miles. At the intersection with Forest Road 60, take a right onto Forest Road 60. Continue on Forest Road 60 past Goose Lake to the sign for Forlorn Lakes Campground. Turn left at the sign on to Forest Road 6035 and continue to the campground.
2 Reviews of Forlorn Lakes
Beautiful, quiet, clean.

Beautiful lakes. The forest was lush, green and spotless. Our spot, 7, one of the lower lakes, was a great site. lake access, though no luck with fishing. The smaller lake this site backs up to is great for swimming and kayak/paddle-boarding. Neighbors were respectful. Trailer access limited to this area. Extremely quiet at night. Will definitely be revisiting these lakes! For fishing, I recommend the upper (biggest) lake in the area.

First to Review
Remote and private. Great mattress floating on the many lakes/ponds

bring what you'll need as there are no stores around, Trout lake is the closest facility. A little dusty at times, a bale of hay will keep the dust down. Nice floating lakes, not sure if they are stocked or not. Road can be a little rough in places, worth the effort to get there.