423 Campgrounds in Oregon & 253 Campgrounds in Washington
The Muddy Camper is a website dedicated to all things camping and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest. Why “Muddy Camper”? It seemed fitting for the way we often camp in our ultra wet climate.
Our goal at the Muddy Camper is to organize the information you want in a way that is easy to find. We believe in keeping things simple while providing as much information as possible to make your next adventure a success.
We currently feature campgrounds in Oregon and Washington and are constantly adding new content to the site. Thanks for stopping by and happy trails!
Due to an unusually wet winter, many campgrounds in the Pacific Northwest are having delayed openings as operators find water related damages and hazards. The Siuslaw National Forest is one of those areas with 5 campground closures as of June 22, 2017. Most of these closures are near the coastal camping areas thanks to swollen rivers… View Article
If you have ever hiked the 40 mile long Timberline Trail that circumnavigates Mt. Hood then you are familiar with the beautiful meadows of Elk Cove on the north side of the mountain. Elk Cove is tucked away in a remote area of Mt. Hood far from any roads, ski areas or cabins and it is this seclusion that gives it its charm. There are several ways to get to Elk Cove but for this hike we approached it from the Elk Cove trailhead near Laurence Lake just outside of Parkdale.