Seaquest State Park
Sequest State park is a 475 acre camping park to the west of Mount St. Helens. The park has over a mile of shoreline on the shallow wetland Silver Lake. One mile of wetland trail and six miles of woodland trail are available for hiking and bicycling. The park also has a boat launch available, and great seasonal fishing opportunities. At Seaquest State Park you can reserve one of 55 tent spaces, 33 utility spaces for recreational vehicles, or 5 yurts. Fees run between $14 per night for primitive campsites to $26 per night for full utility campsites. This campgron has one dump station, five restrooms (four ADA) and six showers (four ADA).
Iron Creek Campground
Iron Creek Campground is a very popular campground on the east of Mount St. Helens. This campground is located along Iron Creek and the Cispus River. It is accessible via paved road with gravel patches, and is set on flat terrain amidst old growth forest. This campground offers easy RV parking and is a good choice for those visiting the east side of Mount St. Helens. This campground is open June 1st-September 5th and does accept reservations for any of its 98 campsites. In addition to camping, Iron Creek offers wonderful fishing and hiking opportunities.
Kalama Horse Camp Campground
Kalama Horse Camp Campground is located to the south of Mount St. Helens in the Mount St. Helens ranger district. The campground provides 17 campsites suitable for two trucks and trailers, and seven campsites suitable for one truck and trailer. Two group sites have accomodations for 3-4 families. Corrals and a high picket line are available. All campsites include a fire ring, table, and corral. This campground has a picnic area, hitch rails, staging area with stock water trough, and bins for manure disposal. Stock water is available, but this water is not for human consumption, so campers will need to provide their own drinking water. Reservations are not available at this campground.
Sunset Falls is located to the south of Mount St. Helens in the Mount St. Helens ranger district. Set at the edgs of Gifford Pinchot National Forest, and the east fork of the Lewis River, this site offers easy RV parking and is popular as both a campground and day use site. Sunset Falls has toilets, picnic tables, campfire rings, and berry picking opportunities. Reservations are not available at this campground.
Lewis and Clark State ParkLewis and Clark State Park is located to the north of Mount St. Helens. This park is located in a vast stand of old-growth forest. 25 tent spaces are available at this campground on a first-come first-served basis. The campground offers two kitchen facilitiesw with electricity, as well as two restrooms and two showers. This campground has two group camps which are reservable by calling the park office at (360) 864-2643. Prices depend on group size. Group sites include running water, tables, stoves, fire ring, and vault toilets. This campground has 8 miles of hiking trails and five miles of horse trails. It also has an amphitheater for interpretive programs, a badminton area, volleyball field, and three horseshoe pits. Fees run between $14 per night for primitive campsites to $26 per night for full utility campsites.
For more information on area camping, visit the Forest Service camping page for Mount St. Helens.