Spend the night camping the in the scenic lowland forests of Mt. Rainier National Park. Although campsites are available on a first come, first served basis, you can reserve sites at the Cougar Rock and Ohanapecosh campgrounds by visiting recreation.gov. For White River Campground info, call (360) 569-2211 x6030.
Three campgrounds (Cougar Rock, Ohanapecosh and White River) are RV accessible while Mowich Lake offers tent-only camping.
For more information on these national park campsites, including regulations and group campsite details, visit www.nps.gov/mora/planyourvisit/camping.htm.
|Campground||Cougar Rock||Ohanapecosh||White River||Mowich Lake|
Opens June 27 (tentative)
|In-Depth Review||read the review||read the review||read the review||read the review|
|Location in Park||SW section||SE section||NE section||NW section|
|# of Sites||173||188||112||10 walk-in tent sites|
|# Group Sites||5||2||0||3 (max group size 12)|
|Season||June 27 – Sept 28
||May 24 – Sept 28
||June 28 – Sept 28||Early July - Early Oct|
|Fire Grates||yes||yes||yes||Fires prohibited|
|Free RV Dump||yes||yes||no||no|
|Max RV Length,|
Max Trailer Length
|RV: 35 ft, Trailer: 27 ft||RV: 32 ft, Trailer: 27 ft||RV: 32 ft, Trailer: 27 ft||Tents only|
|What's Nearby|| Longmire|
Paradise area hiking trails
| Grove of the Patriarchs|
| Sunrise area hiking trails|| Tolmie Peak/Eunice Lake
|Additional Info||Generators allowed *||Generators allowed *||Primitive campground|
* Generators allowed: 8am to 10am, noon to 2pm, and 5pm to 7pm.
Download the NPS campground regulations brochure.
NOTE: Ipsut Creek Campground (map) is now being managed as a backcountry camp and requires a wilderness permit. You can obtain a backcountry camping permit at the Carbon River Ranger Station. The former Sunshine Point campground is closed due to 2006 flood damage.
All overnight backcountry camping at Mt. Rainier requires a permit.
Please view the "Critical Trips for Getting a Wilderness Reservation" Guide for essential information.