A short hike out of the campground, be amazed by the beautiful scenery and views.
About a 10 minute drive from camp. McClellan Viewpoint gives you an amazing view of the Southside of Mt St Helens with a big parking lot, bathroom and picnic tables. A must see if you are in the area.
About a 1/2hr drive from Eagle Cliff Camp is Ape Caves, which boasts the third longest lava tube in North America. Put on your hiking boots! Timed reservations are required to visit Ape Cave during the open season: May 18 Cave through October 31. Choose a two-hour time slot for your desired day on recreation.gov ($2 admin fee).
About a 10 minute drive from the camp with a very short hike on a well maintained trail, Curly Creek Falls is a favorite with beautiful views of the waterfall dumping down into the Lewis River. Be aware that in the middle to end of Summer this waterfall may be dried up.
About a 1/2 hour drive from the camp, Lava Canyon offers amazing hiking with spectacular views. If you visit Lava Canyon, stay on the designated trail for a Safe visit.
A must see attraction. There are falls viewing opportunities at Lower Lewis River Falls, Curly Creek Falls, Big Creek Falls, and Middle Falls, all within 15 minutes in the Lewis River Recreation Area. There are multiple access points along this 14-mile trail, including trailheads at Curly Creek Falls, Lower Falls, Middle Falls, and Quartz Creek. This trail is popular with mountain bikers, hikers, and waterfall enthusiasts, especially on hot summer days. Reservations are required June 15 through September 6 at recreation.gov.
Climber's Bivouac Trailhead is about a 45 minute drive from Eagle Cliff Camp and offers some excellent hiking opportunities. Please see the Forest Service Website for more info
Located about 10 minutes from the camp, Cedar Flats is an absolute gem with a relatively short hike through an amazing Cedar and Fir Old Growth Forest. The perfect hike for all ages and truly amazing at how big the trees are in Cedar Flats.
Providing recreation of all kinds, Swift Reservoir has access to Swimming, Fishing, Boating and more. See the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife site for more info.