Best Campgrounds in Washington

This list represents the most popular campgrounds in Washington. Use this list to plan your next Washington campgrounds trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Larrabee State Park Campground

    2 Reviews

    Bellingham, WA

    Camping within 7 miles of an urban center doesn’t qualify as a true wilderness escape. But when time, inclination, or myriad other factors don’t allow you to throw yourself into a far-flung ...
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    Camping within 7 miles of an urban center doesn’t qualify as a true wilderness escape. But when time, inclination, or myriad ...

  • #2 Mora Campground

    4 Reviews

    Forks, WA

    Grab your GORE -TEX for this one! We’re heading for the wet and wild (or, should I say, wetter and wilder?) side of Olympic National Park to some of the last stretches of coastal wilderness left ...
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    Grab your GORE -TEX for this one! We’re heading for the wet and wild (or, should I say, wetter and wilder?) side of Olympic ...

  • #3 Beverly Campground

    1 Reviews

    Cle Elum, WA

    It doesn’t get much simpler than Beverly. But that’s okay. You won’t be spending much time in the campground anyway. Beverly, in contrast to the beauteous heights to the west, doesn't have much ...
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    It doesn’t get much simpler than Beverly. But that’s okay. You won’t be spending much time in the campground anyway. Beverly, ...

  • #4 Corral Pass Campground

    3 Reviews

    Enumclaw, WA

    For your own personal, unsurpassed view of the north face of Mount Rainier and for a different perspective of the Crystal Mountain Ski Area, take a hard left off WA 140 about 30 miles southeast ...
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    For your own personal, unsurpassed view of the north face of Mount Rainier and for a different perspective of the Crystal ...

  • #5 Bruceport County Park Campground

    2 Reviews

    South Bend, WA

    I had just about given up hope of finding an adequate replacement for Evergreen Court on the Long Beach Peninsula. This is an area of Washington State so unique in history, landscapes, economic ...
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    I had just about given up hope of finding an adequate replacement for Evergreen Court on the Long Beach Peninsula. This is ...

  • #6 Illahee State Park Campground

    0 Reviews

    Bremerton, WA

    Here is one of those classic Northwest spots that makes spontaneous car camping such a delightful proposition in this region. Situated on a high bluff that guards the southern entrance to ...
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    Here is one of those classic Northwest spots that makes spontaneous car camping such a delightful proposition in this region. Situated ...

  • #7 Lower Falls Recreation Area Campground

    0 Reviews

    Amboy, WA

    Not long after the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, a small plane carried its umpteenth load of international news reporters and photographers on a media junket into the area of devastation. ...
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    Not long after the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, a small plane carried its umpteenth load of international news reporters ...

  • #8 Bowman Bay/Deception Pass State Park Campground

    0 Reviews

    Oak Harbor, WA

    Washington State Parks are seldom escapes from the crowds, and Deception Pass State Park is no exception to this. They are, however, almost always delightful escapes from the ordinary, and Deception ...
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    Washington State Parks are seldom escapes from the crowds, and Deception Pass State Park is no exception to this. They are, ...

  • #9 Morrison Creek Campground

    2 Reviews

    Trout Lake, WA

    Whoever first misrepresented Mount Adams as “The Forgotten Mountain” must have been working for Mount Rainier National Park and never camped at Morrison Creek. Once you’ve been here, you’re more ...
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    Whoever first misrepresented Mount Adams as “The Forgotten Mountain” must have been working for Mount Rainier National Park ...

  • #10 Silver Falls Campground

    1 Reviews

    Entiat, WA

    This listing comes highly endorsed by a number of sources, including the manager of the state parks at Lake Chelan. That should tell you something.
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    This listing comes highly endorsed by a number of sources, including the manager of the state parks at Lake Chelan. That ...

  • #11 Owhi Campground

    1 Reviews

    Cle Elum, WA

    If there is a tent camper’s Shangri-la in Washington State, it would have to be Owhi.
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    If there is a tent camper’s Shangri-la in Washington State, it would have to be Owhi.

  • #12 Panorama Point Campground

    0 Reviews

    Sedro-Woolley, WA

    Many purist Northwest wilderness-goers purposefully overlook camping options at places like Baker Lake simply because they don’t feel that they’re truly getting a pristine experience if they ...
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    Many purist Northwest wilderness-goers purposefully overlook camping options at places like Baker Lake simply because they ...

  • #13 Bedal Campground

    1 Reviews

    Darrington, WA

    You’ve probably done what I’ve done— driven right by Bedal on the way to loftier destinations or while out for a day cruise of the Mountain Loop Scenic Highway.
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    You’ve probably done what I’ve done— driven right by Bedal on the way to loftier destinations or while out for a day cruise ...

  • #14 Beacon Rock State Park Campground

    1 Reviews

    Camas, WA

    Beacon Rock, once known as Castle Rock but renamed by Lewis and Clark in 1805, towers 848 feet above the mighty Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and is second only ...
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    Beacon Rock, once known as Castle Rock but renamed by Lewis and Clark in 1805, towers 848 feet above the mighty Columbia ...

  • #15 Dungeness Recreation Area Campground

    1 Reviews

    Port Angeles, WA

    Let me tell you about the day I almost didn’t discover the rare beauty of Dungeness Recreation Area.
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    Let me tell you about the day I almost didn’t discover the rare beauty of Dungeness Recreation Area.

  • #16 Hart’s Pass Campground

    0 Reviews

    Winthrop, WA

    Mention the name Hart’s Pass to just about anyone who considers himself or herself a well-traveled outdoor adventurer in the Northwest, and watch their eyes glaze over.
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    Mention the name Hart’s Pass to just about anyone who considers himself or herself a well-traveled outdoor adventurer in ...

  • #17 Cottonwood/Salmon Meadows Campgrounds

    1 Reviews

    Tonasket, WA

    I traipsed around the Okanogan Valley and heights for several days before I got a look at Cottonwood and Salmon Meadows. Cottonwood in particular had been recommended to me by the staff at the ...
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    I traipsed around the Okanogan Valley and heights for several days before I got a look at Cottonwood and Salmon Meadows. ...

  • #18 Soda Springs Campground

    0 Reviews

    Leavenworth, WA

    From the ridiculous to the sublime. This is what you’ll be thinking if you choose Soda Springs Campground as an alternative to Lake Wenatchee State Park.
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    From the ridiculous to the sublime. This is what you’ll be thinking if you choose Soda Springs Campground as an alternative ...

  • #19 Upper Clearwater Campground

    1 Reviews

    Forks, WA

    For sheer escapism, it’s hard to beat Upper Clearwater. I’ll get blasted for saying this, but there may be only one other campground on the entire Olympic Peninsula in a more remote setting that ...
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    For sheer escapism, it’s hard to beat Upper Clearwater. I’ll get blasted for saying this, but there may be only one other ...

  • #20 Crawfish Lake Campground

    0 Reviews

    Tonasket, WA

    Here’s one that has all the makings for being a fairly busy campground in the summer months, so you may want to put it on your agenda for when those still-warm days and crisp nights of autumn ...
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    Here’s one that has all the makings for being a fairly busy campground in the summer months, so you may want to put it on ...