Camp Wilkerson Overview

  • Camp Wilkerson Columbia County Oregon
  • Camp Wilkerson Columbia County Oregon
  • Camp Wilkerson tent campsite Columbia County Oregon
  • Camp Wilkerson Adirondack Columbia County Oregon
  • Camp Wilkerson cabin Columbia County Oregon
  • Camp Wilkerson Liahona loop Trail Columbia County Oregon
  • Camp Wilkerson Liahona Loop trail Columbia County Oregon
  • Camp Wilkerson Columbia County Oregon
  • Camp Wilkerson Little Foot Trail Columbia County Oregon

A huge 280 acre park and campground in the forested heart of Columbia County.

Camp Wilkerson at a glance

What: camping, hiking

Where: From Hwy 47 turn east on Apiary Road (9 miles north of Vernonia or 19 miles south of Clatskanie) and drive 5.8 miles until reaching 65866 Apiary Road, Rainier (45.9331, -123.0593).

Alternatively, from Hwy 30 turn south on Apiary Road (4 miles west of Rainier or 8 miles east of Clatskanie) and drive 13.4 miles to reach the camp. Can also access from the Deer Island area by going west on Canaan Road from Hwy 30.

directions camp wilkerson vernonia rainier st. helens columbia county

Hiking: There is a 3.6 mile hiking loop trail (Liahona) that gains and loses 950 feet over the loop (map is here). Numerous other trails and logging roads combine for over 13 miles of hiking. Look for the colored-coded arrows to follow a particular route.

Camping: 11 tent sites, horse camp, 25 Adirondaks, 3 cabins, 2 RV sites

Notable Wildlife: Columbian Black-tailed Deer, Canada Jay, Northern Pygmy Owl, woodland amphibians

Property status: Columbia County Parks

Website: Columbia County: Camp Wilkerson
Reserve America: Camp Wilkerson

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