North Cascades National Park Camping

Additional Campgrounds

Open

Open during summer months.

Details

Campgrounds in Ross Lake National Recreation Area and in nearby portions of the Okanogan and the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests. Many sites outside the park and large group sites within Ross Lake NRA are reservable through ReserveUSA.com or call toll-free: 877-444-6777

Colonial Creek Campground

Open

Open during summer months.

Details

Located in old growth forest on the shore of Diablo Lake. 101 sites. First come, first served. No reservations. Water off and no fee trough winter. New fully accessible fishing pier and trailside camping. Boat ramp. Dump station. Potable water. No firewood collecting. Firewood in communities west or east of the park. Bridge along Thunder Creek Trail is being constructed but, several short walks are still possible from the campground.

Goodell Creek Campground

Open

Open All Year

Details

Located in old growth forest on the banks of the Skagit River. 21 sites. Raft/kayak launch and covered picnic shelter. First come, first served. No reservations except for group camps located nearby. Call 1-877-444-6777 to reserve Upper or Lower Goodell Group Camps through reserveusa.com. No firewood collecting but firewood can be purchased at communities near the park (Marblemount is 16 miles west).

Hozomeen Campground

Open

May - October

Phone

360 856-5700 ext. 515

Details

Rustic camping near the US-Canadian border at the north end of Ross Lake. First come, first served (no reservations. Potable water, boat ramp, no garbage service (pack it out). Firewood collecting prohibited.

Newhalem Creek Campground

Open

Open From April - October

Phone

360 856-5700 ext.515

Details

Just off the North Cascades Highway near milepost 120 and across the Skagit River. Visitor Center and variety of short interpretive trails nearby. First come, first served. Potable water, dump station. Firewood collecting prohibited. Firewood available in local communities outside the park. Ranger programs in campground and at the Visitor Center during summer. Most sites are still first come - first served. Group camp reservations needed for Newhalem group area and Loop C only (call 1-877-444-6777 or on-line reserveusa.com).

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