Best camping in Wahsington

Best Camping in Washington

Summer almost approaches us, and it’s time for pitching a tent, building a campfire and get high in the middle of nature. So what you are waiting for? Just pack up necessary things and pick up one of best campgrounds located in Washington.

1. Colonial Creek Campground, North Cascades National Park

142 sites, only $12 per night, plus year-round opening and no reservations needed, all these sound great, aren’t they? A Little investment of your valuable money, then you can get a site at this awesome campground. Enjoying the tranquility and peace when camping along the shores of blue-green Diablo Lake under the looming, glaciated crags of nearby peaks may your most unforgettable experience. And how about getting in shape by hiking trails leaf right from the campground?

camping at Colonial Creek Campground

Also, taking a stroll along beautiful Thunder Creek is not a bad idea. More interestingly, all sites here are not for individuals, but for groups, family as well. The last thing to be noted, pets are welcome here, so remember to take your loyal and sincere friend with you. Also, RVs are alright, and bear-proof food storage is provided.

2. Camp Disappointment State Park, Washington coast on the Mouth of the Columbia River

Don’t ever get wrong by it name “Camp Disappointment,” this stunning State Park campgrounds would take your breath away instead of letting you down. It is open and reservable all year-round with only $22 bucks.

Camping at Disappointment State Park

Honestly, all campsites themselves here are not really amazing (with water, bathrooms, and showers only), but the surrounding setting can truly make you amaze, like miles of beach to swim, surf wave, walk, go fishing and a lighthouse to tour or much-improved hiking trails thanks to the support of volunteers from the Washington Trails Association.

3. Ida Creek, Wenatchee National Forest up Icicle River Road near Leavenworth

It’s not exaggerative to call this place as a magnet for campers, hikers, and rock climbers all summer long. Because, you know what, this little area is one of the most charming and gorgeous areas across Washington State.

CAmping at Ida Creek

Only $14 nightly, no asked reservations, allowed RVs, available 30 feet water and vault toilets, uniquely structured terrain with several campgrounds separated by a major road, this campground may have enough allure to stop their steps.

4. Ohanapecosh, Mount Rainier National Park

Among three campgrounds in Mount Rainier National Park, Ohanapecosh is the most magnificent one. Most campers call it a Paradise on the Earth. It features magical old-growth forests and the wild river running right through the middle of the campground.

Camping at Ohanapecosh, Mount Rainier National Park

Are you a big fan of hiking? Then, you can’t miss Ohanapecoush which contains 5-mile nature loop trail out of the campground through enormous Doug firs and hemlocks to the bubbling waters of the Ohanapecosh Hot Springs. The road leads up to the famed Grove of the Patriarchs trail. From there, you can easily see and hug some of the biggest trees on earth.

You often travel or camp with family or friends? So here two group campsites besides 188 normal campsites are all for you guys. With $15, then you can get a site. Despite being open only from late May to early October, these sites here are furnished with water and flush toilet; and the parking lot for RVs is available as well.

5. Nason Creek, Wenatchee National Forest

This campground is fully equipped with flush toilets and portable water. If you enjoy walking, you can take a few minutes on foot to get Lake Wenatchee State Park. Also, you can get a shower, play canoe and ride horseback.

Camping at Nason Creek, Wenatchee National Forest

The tent-only loop maybe the most favored one here. All sites are spacious and located right on the creek and cost you only $17 per night. And importantly, no reservations are required, only a thumb of rule “first comes, first, serves.”

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