Mowich Lake Campground Overview
Set in a glacial basin surrounded by fragile wildflower meadows, Mowich Lake is the largest and deepest lake in Mount Rainier National Park. Mowich Lake is open for fishing and non-motorized boating. The area is generally open mid-July to mid-October. Mowich is reached via State Route 165. The road is unpaved after the first three miles and may be rough.
Mowich Lake Campground is first-come, first-served and has 13 tent pads* for primitive walk-in (tents only). There is no fee, but you must self-register at campground kiosk.
There is no potable water and fires are prohibited. There is a vault toilet available in the campground.
The Mowich Lake Campground and Tolmie Peak Trailhead/Mowich Lake picnic area are located 6 miles (9.5 km) from the Mowich Entrance. Both the Mowich Lake campground and picnic area are open midsummer to early fall.