Hipcamp host Shawna H.,
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We're currently booking one group at a time until we feel it's safe to open up fully.

We're smack in the middle of the Big Bottom valley with views of foothills (and hopefully a local elk herd) all around. Whether you're doing snow sports, water sports, or hiking the Gifford Pinchot and beyond, this is a great, low-cost space to plan your daytime adventures and kick ba

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We're currently booking one group at a time until we feel it's safe to open up fully.

We're smack in the middle of the Big Bottom valley with views of foothills (and hopefully a local elk herd) all around. Whether you're doing snow sports, water sports, or hiking the Gifford Pinchot and beyond, this is a great, low-cost space to plan your daytime adventures and kick back on your return. You'll also have access to a toilet, shower, and communal fire pit. This property also has 4 hook-up sites. See our Best of the Big Bottom listing to book these.

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
4 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
Wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 45 feet allowed
Back-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
Sewage hookup available
Generators allowed
Hookups: No TV connection
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
No kitchen
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Shawna a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Best of the Big Bottom in Tents in Washington.

Mountainous
Field
Farm

Places to see near Best of the Big Bottom

12 Reviews

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Hipcamper Laura
Laura P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 28th, 2020

The campsite was super open with lots of space to choose from to camp and had a beautiful view. The bathroom was nice and clean and there was a book with helpful hikes and things to do near the area. We also saw some elk in the morning! We had a great experience!

Best of the Big Bottom in Tents
Hipcamper Elicia
Elicia B.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 26th, 2020

This camping spot can be a great base camp if you intend to be out hiking and doing activities all day, but it's not ideal if you want to hang out at your campground during the day. There is zero shade, and it gets HOT. We had to do our cooking in the shadow of our tent and be gone all day until it created a shadow to hide under again. The hot showers are great, as are the potable water pumps with fresh, cold water. We had to keep our dogs on leash with us even though we were the only ones there because they wouldn't stop eating cow poop, but maybe other dogs aren't as disgusting as ours.

Hipcamper Tracey

The perfect get away

Tracey C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 22nd, 2020

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Best of the Big Bottom. The campsite is private and is set in the most scenic area. It was everything we could have wished for. Shawna couldn't have been more accommodating. This was a perfect weekend and we will be back.

Peaceful campsite in a spectacular settingWatching the sunset around them camp fireBest of the Big Bottom in TentsBest of the Big Bottom in Tents
Hipcamper JOCELYN
Jocelyn E.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 17th, 2020

This site is just as described. We even had six friendly :) elk come up to observe us. If you are in the area of Mt Rainier, Mt Saint Helens, Mt Adams, hiking in Gifford Pinchot National Forest or traveling scenic Hwy 12, through Washington check out this site!! It was around ten minutes off 12 and easy to find!

The drive in Elk visitorsFoggy morning
Hipcamper Brandy
Brandy B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 29th, 2020

This place was great! It’s beautiful and very quiet. It also has a bathroom with a shower!

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Hipcamper Bobbie
Bobbie M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 17th, 2020

Beautiful views, super clean fully stocked bathroom. Host very helpful and brought us firewood. . We already recommended it to friends.

Hipcamper Luke

Take me out to pasture

Luke M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 16th, 2019

From whichever direction you come, once you're on Cline Road you know your getting close to this gem of a property situated smack-dab in the middle of the triangle formed by Mt. Rainier, Mt. St Helens, and Mt. Adams. Location-wise it could not be more perfect - you are near all these major mountains and more. Recreational activities - hiking, snowshoeing, ATVing, fishing and just plain ol' sight-seeing comes easy out here.

The property itself is a beauty - rolling pastures, cows grazing on the land nearby, closed in by pine and maple, and surrounded by the Cascade foothills, visited by elk in the morning and evening, and plenty of fresh wide open air.

The lot itself boasts four pull-in sites for RVs with electrical and water, and there is a tiny A-frame with a heated full bath, toilet, sink and shower to boot! A large fire pit circled by stumps provides the perfect setting for your night capper.

Just outside the town of Randle, grocery, gas, a bar and grill, and cafe are all nearby.

Next time you need the perfect place to stay on your visit to one of Washington's southern volcanoes, be sure you stay here.

Exterior of tiny A-Frame with heated full bath. Toilet and sink in full bath. Herd of elk roaming around the land in the eveningWide view of fire pit circle and tent pitched.
Hipcamper Eliza
Eliza T.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 5th, 2019

Nice large camping area with a great view. Host was very responsive. Hot showers and a flushing toilet are always pro - would definitely stay here again if I was in the area.

Hipcamper Michael
Michael C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 3rd, 2019

The valley is beautiful! Peaceful camping with great facilities for shower and bathroom.

Property
Best of the Big Bottom
State
Washington
Country
United States
$25/night
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