Join us at our facility in Trout Lake, Washington, adjacent to the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.


  • Base Camp can accommodate education groups of 25-35 people in our bunkhouses.
  • Contact us for more information.


Mt Adams Institute Campus

The Mt Adams Institute campus, situated in the serene locale of Trout Lake, Washington, is nestled discreetly behind the USFS offices in close proximity to the majestic Mt. Adams. Comprising a collection of repurposed USFS buildings, the campus exudes a subtle rustic charm while providing optimal functionality. Within this idyllic setting, visitors are granted unparalleled access to the natural wonders of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Trout Lake, and the awe-inspiring Mt. Adams.

Our campus boasts three cozy bunkhouses, a dedicated staff house, an inviting open-air pavilion, and a well-appointed kitchen/dining area. These thoughtfully designed structures not only offer comfort and convenience but also serve as a testament to our commitment to sustainability and resourcefulness. With the capacity to comfortably accommodate educational groups of up to 40 individuals, our facilities provide an ideal environment for immersive learning experiences.

Additionally, our campus encompasses a spacious open lawn area, complete with a welcoming firepit, perfect for fostering connections and meaningful conversations. Furthermore, a network of scenic trails surrounds the campus, inviting exploration and offering opportunities for rejuvenation amidst nature’s tranquility.

In summary, the Mt Adams Institute campus harmoniously blends functionality, rustic allure, and exceptional natural access to create an unparalleled learning and recreational environment.