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The Best Camping in Castle Rock

Looking for the best camping in Castle Rock? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Castle Rock. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Castle Rock

  • Silver Lake, Washington

    Getaway to Silver Lake Resort

    This resort sits right on Silver Lake, which makes it easy to do multiple activities such as swimming, fishing, and boating. Whether you want to tent camp or stay in a cabin, Silver Lake Resort has you covered.Silver Lake Resort offers boat/canoe rentals or if you have your own there is also a b...
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  • Astoria, Oregon

    Gnat Creek Trail

    6.61 mi / 46 ft gain
    Gnat Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Astoria, Oregon.
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  • Toutle, Washington

    Backpack to Snow Lake by Mt. Whittier

    16 mi / 2700 ft gain
    The Coldwater Lake Recreation Area has restrooms, telephones, and a picnic area. Make sure you have already acquired your permits for camping in the Mt. Margaret back country.Follow trail #211, which runs along the entire 4.5 mile length of Coldwater Lake. It is a beautiful and fairly flat hike w...
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  • Ariel, Washington

    Fly Fish Merrill Lake

    1 mi / 100 ft gain
    Surrounded by old growth forest, Merrill Lake near Cougar, Washington is the perfect little gem to get in some late summer, mid-elevation mountain lake fishing. The morning and evening hatches are known state wide for the size of fish they attract. There are stories of Eagles even stealing trout ...
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  • Toutle, Washington

    Mount Margaret's Ridge Camp via Coldwater Trailhead

    7.12 mi / 1634 ft gain
    The hike is relatively easy. I'd say intermediate due to the incline at the beginning. Also intermediate due to it being an backpacking camp adventure. A friend of mine and I backpacked in to shoot the sunset and sunrise. We went a little early in the season so it was also to scout for future ad...
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  • Ariel, Washington

    Toutle River Trail

    11.41 mi / 2949 ft gain
    Toutle River Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Toutle, Washington.
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  • Cougar, Washington

    Summit Mount St. Helens via Monitor Ridge

    9.4 mi / 4585 ft gain
    Monitor Ridge is the "easiest" of the routes one can take in order to claim that they have stood on top the sleeping giant better known as Mount St. Helens. This route is heavily favored over Worm Flows as the starting elevation is not only an additional 1,000 feet higher but the overall ascent ...
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  • Cougar, Washington

    Summit Mount St. Helens via Worm Flows

    10.8 mi / 5700 ft gain
    The Worm Flow Route, starting at Marble Mountain Sno Park, is the most direct winter route up to the summit. You'll start at around 2,700 feet and begin a steady walk along the trail for 2 miles. Although the trail is fairly well marked well above the snow, you'll want to pay attention to the arr...
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  • Amboy, Washington

    Siouxon Trail to 14 Mile Falls

    13.03 mi / 2310 ft gain
    When you park at the top of the trail, all you see is layers and layers of emerald trees and ground clear of any underbrush. Once on the trail, you start on a rapid decline that brings you to the first of the many streams along this hike. Cross the bridge made out of logs and head towards the ma...
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  • Seaside, Oregon

    Saddle Mountain Trail

    4.59 mi / 1644 ft gain
    Saddle Mountain is a pretty stellar spot if you are looking for a beginner/intermediate hike with incredible views close to Portland. The trail is a 5.2 mile round trip trail with an elevation gain of 1600 ft that starts at the Saddle Mountain Trailhead. You can actually camp right at the trail...
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  • Carson, Washington

    Zig Zag Lake Trail

    0.84 mi / 525 ft gain
    Zig Zag Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Stevenson, Washington.
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  • Yacolt, Washington

    Hike Silver Star Mountain via Grouse Vista

    6 mi / 2000 ft gain
    The Grouse Vista Trailhead is located through the town of Washougal off of highway 14 just past Camas. Once you leave the city, the road will turn to gravel and dirt though it is fairly well maintained until snow arrive and accessible by most cars so long as you're willing to get drive over loose...
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  • Skamania County, Washington

    Hike to Lewis River Falls

    Distance: 5.4 milesElevation Change: 500ftThis Lewis River hike starts at Lower Falls then follows the Lewis River Trail #31, detours up to Copper Creek, before returning back to the main trail for the magnificent Upper Falls. Enticing views of the crystalline water in the Lewis River will make y...
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