Bumping Lake

Quick Facts

Bumping Lake

Washington

(509) 672-2320

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Things To Do

Overview

Bumping Lake Campground sits just off the shores of Bumping Lake located in the Cascade Mountains east of Mount Rainier National Park about 29 miles northwest of Naches, Washington. This single site family campground consists of 65 back in and pull though sites with parking spurs up to 40 feet in length. Bumping Lake makes a great base camp for activities like: going for a hike on the American Ridge Trail, hunting, bike riding, sight seeing, whitewater paddling and fishing opportunities for kokanee and rainbow trout. Elevation at 3500 feet also makes summer days very pleasant with the temperatures commonly reach the 70s.

Map of Bumping Lake

Latitude, Longitude: 46.855370, -121.331143

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Activities

  • Boating

    Bumping Lake makes a great base camp for activities like: going for a hike on the American Ridge Trail, hunting, bike riding, sight seeing, whitewater paddling and fishing opportunities for kokanee and rainbow trout.

  • Camping

    50 campsites include both upper & lower campgrounds. Sailing, canoeing & motor boating on the lake. Rafting & kayaking in the river. Season: May - September

  • Fishing

    There are fishing opportunities for kokanee and rainbow trout.

  • Hunting

    Please contact the park for information on hunting permits/licenses.

  • Picnicking

    Please contact the park for information on picnic areas.

  • RVing

    This single site family campground consists of 65 back in and pull though sites with parking spurs up to 40 feet in length.

  • Water Sports

    Whitewater paddling is permitted.

Directions

Driving

From Yakima, Washington, travel 25 miles on Highway 12 to the junction with Highway 410. Travel 29 miles on Highway 410 (Chinook Pass Highway) to milepost marker 88.4. Take Forest Road 18 (Bumping River Road) for 11.7 miles to campground.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(509) 672-2320

Links

Comments

There are three species of frog in the parks, Rana cascadae, Cascade frog, Rana aurora, red legged frog, and the Ascaphus truei, the tailed frog.  You can learn more about amphibians in the park here.  
While camping at Bumping Lake, we saw zillions of tadpoles.  What type (species) of frogs are these?