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American Forks Campground

American Forks Campground


WEBSITE: US Forest Service Page

LOCATION:  Located just off Highway 410 at milepost 88.4 on the Bumping Lake Road.

SEASON:  Generally open Memorial Day – Labor Day

The beautiful campground is located near SR410 at the confluence of the Bumping and American Rivers. The campground includes a day-use area with a restored Civilian Conservation Corps picnic shelter. The site is typically open from Memorial Day through Labor Day annually. This is a popular spot for boating, fishing, and horseback riding. During the winter season, this area is popular with snowshoers and cross country skiers. The grounds are heavily forested. The campground has 8 reservable sites and 4 first-come, first-served sites available between Memorial Day and the end of September. There is no water available at the campground, however, vault toilets are provided.

Q: How do I book a campsite at the American Forks Campground? 

A: There are approximately 16 campsites for tents, RVs, and trailers. Not all sites can be reserved, some campsites are set aside for “first-come-first-served.” Reservations can be placed online at

Q: Are dogs allowed? 

A: Yes. 

Q: Are there hiking trails nearby? 

A: Yes abundant trails at the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, William O. Douglas, Norse Peak Wilderness, and sections of the Pacific Crest Trail.

Q: Who can I call for more information on this campground area? 

A: (509)653-1401