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Panther Creek Campground

11 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

The Campground sits along Panther Creek at the intersection of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Driving on FR65, 4.7 miles upstream from the campground, visitors can enjoy an easy hike to Panther Falls.

 Campers can enjoy the privacy provided by a variety of shade-loving plants and a thick forest…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Reviews

11 Reviews of Panther Creek Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Apr. 19, 2021

We love Panther Creek

we love panther creek.  It is a most comfortable place to camp.  Peaceful, lots of trees.  The creek providing wonderful white noise.  Could not ask for a better place to park your rv or tent.

Sitedo not remember exact spot
Month of VisitOctober
Heather P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2021

Quiet and beautiful setting!

Nice campground that doesn’t feel crowded at all. Some camp sots are better situated then others, so do research before making reservation. Restrooms were clean, host was very friendly and helpful and everyone in the campground was doing great about keeping social distance as of Aug 2020. River was…

Jeff K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2020

A really nice quiet campground

This is a great campground in a nice forest setting.  Nice big sites with a level tent pad.  Multiple access points to the creek and the PCT is just outside the campground. Water, pit toilets(clean) and firewood are available.  Good spacing between sites, but not a ton of privacy.  Saw lots of…

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  • Panther Creek
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Site20 and 17
Month of VisitAugust

Location

Panther Creek Campground is located in Washington

Directions

From Carson, WA: Travel 6 miles north to Old State Highway, (follow signs) turn right and then take your first left on Panther Creek Road. Proceed on Panther Creek Road for 4 miles to the campground.

Coordinates

45.81972259 N
121.87972255 W

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About This Campground

The Campground sits along Panther Creek at the intersection of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Driving on FR65, 4.7 miles upstream from the campground, visitors can enjoy an easy hike to Panther Falls.

 Campers can enjoy the privacy provided by a variety of shade-loving plants and a thick forest of cedars, ash, firs and alder.

Recreation

Hikers have close access to the Pacific Crest Trail, which spans 2,663 miles from Mexico to Canada. Outstanding scenic views are available all along this trail.

Facilities

The campground consists of 33 back-in sites with parking spurs that vary from 20 to 40 feet in length.

The campground's Premium Sites are adjacent to the creek and each site comes with a picnic table and grill. Potable water and vault toilets are also available.

Natural Features

Located in southwest Washington State, the Gifford Pinchot National Forest encompasses 1.3 million acres and includes the 110,000-acre Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument established by Congress in 1982.

Panther Creek Campground is located in the Mt. Adams Ranger District. Elevations here range between 1,200 feet at the Wind River Work Center, 12 miles north of Carson, WA and 12,276 feet at the summit of Mt. Adams.

The Mount Adams Ranger District offers a diverse array of habitats and natural features, from old growth to second growth forest, wetland areas, low and high elevation meadows, glaciers, and low and high elevation lakes.

Nearby Attractions

Panther Creek Campground makes a great base to explore Mount Adams and the Columbia River Gorge.

The town of Carson is nearby, which is known for its hot springs. It also has a golf course, restaurants and shopping.

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