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Campgrounds: State Parks and Forest Service


We created the tables below as a resource to local state parks,
 campgrounds, and USFS recreation areas. You can also find these links permanently housed under the Condition Reports feature. If we missed any of the region's best parks or campgrounds, share your favorites in the 'comments' section below.


Okanogan-Wenatchee Natl Forest Links (by Ranger District)

Trails

Roads

Campgrounds

Other

Chelan

Chelan

Chelan

All Districts -Conditions

Cle Elum

Cle Elum

Cle Elum

Recreation Report

Entiat

Entiat

Entiat

Passes & Permits

Methow Valley

Methow Valley

Methow Valley

Forest Maps

Naches

Naches

Naches

Alerts & Notices

Tonasket

Tonasket

Tonasket

Find a Hike -WTA

Wenatchee River

Wenatchee River

Wenatchee River





State Parks: Campgrounds & Features  


Click here to see an interactive map of all local state parks or here for a printable version.
This page lists all Washington State parks and includes a link to a map of each park. 



State Park

Location

Special Features

Camping and Misc.

Alta Lake

Pateros
Map

Trout fishing, boating, swimming, 2 mi of hiking trails.

91 tent and 32 RV sites, 2 group sites. Camping closed in winter.

Bridgeport

Bridgeport
Map

Boating, fishing, swimming, sailboarding, 4 mi of hiking trails.

14 tent and 20 RV sites, and 1 group site. Day-use and camping closed in winter.

Daroga

Orondo
Map

Boating, fishing, swimming. Views of the desert scablands.

17 tent, 28 RV, and 2 group sites. Day-use and camping closed in winter.

Gingko Petrified Forest/Wanapum Recreational Area

Vantage
Map

National landmark fossilized forest, swimming, boating, fishing, 3 mi of hiking trails.

50 RV sites in Wanapum Recreational Area. inter camping on weekends and holidays, only.

Lake Chelan

Chelan
Map

Boating, fishing, swimming, sailboarding.

109 tent and 35 RV sites. Day-use and camping closed in winter.

Lake Wenatchee

Leavenworth
Map

Hiking, biking, climbing, horseback riding, boating, swimming, skiing, snowshoeing, sledding.

155 tent and 42 RV sites, and 1 group site. Camping closed in winter.

Lincoln Rock

East Wenatchee
Map

Hiking, boating, swimming, biking.

27 tent and 67 RV sites. 4 cabins. Day-use and camping closed in winter.

Olmstead Place

Ellensburg
Map

Working pioneer farm gives free tours, 1 mi of interpretive hiking/XC skiing trails.

No camping. Open year-round.

Peshastin Pinnacles

Peshastin
Map

Rock climbing, 1.5 mi of hiking trails.

No camping. Closed in winter.

Potholes

Othello/Moses Lake
Map

Boating, swimming, fishing, and white-water kayaking. 3 mi of hiking trails.

61 tent and 60 RV sites, 1 group site, and 5 cabins. Open year-round.

Squilchuck

Wenatchee
Map

4 mi of hiking and 10 mi of biking trails.

One group site and a lodge (fits 75). available for reservation. Park closed in winter.

Steamboat Rock

Electric City
Map

Access to the Scablands and to Banks Lake. 13.1 mi of hiking, biking and XC skiing trails. Swimming, fishing, boating, and rock climbing.

26 tent and 100 RV sites, 1 group site. Park open and camping partially open in winter.

Sun Lakes-Dry Falls

Coulee City/Ephrata
Map

Boating, swimming, fishing, 15 mi of hiking trails. Interesting geological formations.

152 tent and 39 RV sites, 1 group site, with partial winter closures.

25 Mile Creek

Chelan region
Map

Boating, fishing, mountain biking, hiking, scuba diving, ferry to North Cascades NP.

46 tent and 21 RV sites, 1 group site. Closed in winter.

Wenatchee Confluence

Wenatchee
Map

Boating, fishing, swimming, 10 mi of paved biking trails.

8 tent and 51 RV sites, 1 group site. Open year-round for day use and camping.



State Parks:  Additional Camping Info

Campsite fees, as of Winter 2012:

Basic camping fees: May 15 – Sept. 15 (peak season)

  • Primitive campsite and water trail camping: $12
  • Standard campsite: $22 non-premium site, $25 premium site
  • Partial-utility campsite: $29 non-premium site, $34 premium site
  • Full-utility campsite: $31 non-premium site, $36 premium site

Jan. 1 – May 14 and Sept. 16 – Dec. 31 (off-peak season)

  • Primitive campsite and water trail camping: $12
  • Standard campsite: $21 for non-premium and premium sites
  • Partial-utility campsite: $27 for non-premium and premium sites
  • Full-utility campsite: $28 for non-premium and premium sites

Campsite descriptions:

  • Primitive and water trail campsites: Campsite does not include a nearby flush comfort station. Primitive campsites may not have any amenities of a standard campsite. Sites accessible by motorized/non-motorized vehicles and water trail camping.
  • Standard campsite: A designated campsite served by nearby domestic water, sink waste, garbage disposal and flush comfort station.
  • Partial-utility campsite: A standard campsite with the addition of electricity. May have domestic water and/or sewer.
  • Full-utility campsite: A standard campsite with the addition of electricity, water and sewer. Please note: Maximum eight people per campsite.

See state park websites to learn which type(s) of sites each park has.