Olympic Peninsula Campgrounds

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Campgrounds

Olympic National Park is the pride of the Olympic Peninsula and there are 16 official National Park campgrounds with a total of 910 camping sites. Olympic National Park is not the only park on the Peninsula. There are also campgrounds at nearby Olympic National Forest, Bogachiel State Park, Dosewallips State Park, and Sequim Bay State Park.

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Where can I find great campsites near Olympic National Park?

Olympic National Park Campgrounds
Olympic National Park features 876,669 acres of pristine, forests, meadows, beaches, and rainforest. There are 16 campgrounds through the park. 

  • Seasons:
    Altair: Closed (picnic area only)
    Deer Park: mid June - mid October 
    Dosewallips: open year round 
    Elwah: Closed indefinitely
    Fairholme: May - October
    Graves Creek: open year round 
    Heart O’the Hills: open year round 
    Hoh: open year round 
    Kalaloch: open year round 
    Mora: open year round 
    North Fork: open year round, may close in winter 
    Ozette: open year round, may close in winter 
    Queets: open year round 
    Sol Duc: March - October 
    South Beach: May - September 
    Staircase: open year round 
  • Cost: Between Free - $43.00 
  • Services: Most campgrounds have flush toilets and running water in summer, but convert to pit toilets and no water in the winter. There are no showers nor places to do laundry in the park. Most Campgrounds are near major trailheads. 
  • Reservations: The only site that requires reservations is Kalaloch, which requires reservations in oder to aquire a site in the summer. Reservations can be made via: http://www.recreation.gov/ or 1-877-444-6777.

Olympic National Forest Campgrounds
The Olympic National Forest is more than 2,132,300 acres and features 17 individual campgrounds. The National Forest predominately runs east and south of Olympic National Park, with the exception of the Klahowya Campgrounds, which lie just northwest of Olympic National Park, between Port Angeles and Forks. You will find more info HERE

  • Seasons: Open year round 
  • Cost: $5.00 - $20.00 
  • Services: Most sites feature tables, cooking grills, drinking water, toilets 
  • Reservations: First come, first served
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Olympic National Forest Cabins
Hamma Hamma Cabin, Interlorrem Cabin, and Louella Cabin lie to the east of Olympic National Park, while Lake Quinault Lodge lies to the southwest of the park. 

  • Seasons: open year round 
  • Cost: $50.00 - $60.00 
  • Services: Services vary by site, all sites have furniture and beds 
  • Reservations: Phone 1-877-444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov

Bogachiel State Park
Bogachiel State Park is located northwest of Olympic National Park. Bogachiel features 36 standard sites. 

  • Seasons: Year Round, some campsites close in winter 
  • Cost: $12 - $45 
  • Services: six sites with power and water, one dump station, two restroom buildings with showers, main campground restroom includes ADA-accessible restrooms/showers, one kitchen shelter without electricity 
  • Reservations: (888) 226-7688

Dosewallips State Park
Dosewallips State Park is located east of Olympic National Park on the shores of the Hood Canal. There are 70 tent spaces, 55 utility sites, three platform tents, and three cabins at Dosewallips State Park. 

  • Seasons: Year Round 
  • Cost: $12 - $45 
  • Services:  one dump station, three restrooms (one ADA) and two showers (one ADA). Maximum site length is 60 feet (may have limited availability). 
  • Reservations:  (888) 226-7688

Sequim Bay State Park
Sequim Bay State Park is located north of Olympic National Park near the towns of Sequim and Port Angeles. Sequim Bay State Park features 49 tent spaces and 15 utility spaces. 

  • Seasons:  Year Round 
  • Cost: Ranging between $12 - $45 per night 
  • Services: 49 tent spaces, 15 utility spaces, three restrooms (one ADA), three showers (two ADA), Hookup loop: RVs up to 45 feet. Dry camping: RVs up to 30 feet; fee based dump station; overnight moorage in Pleasant Harbor State Park. 
  • Reservations:  (888) 226-7688

Salt Creek Recreation Area
Part of Clallam County Parks and Recreation Department, Salt Creek Recreation Area is one of the closest public sites to Port Angeles. Campgrounds are located in two distinct areas and 72 of the 90 sites have water views. 

  • Seasons: Year Round 
  • Cost: $23 - $28 
  • Services: Two ADA accessible restrooms, coin-operated showers, free dump station, Firewood bundles available for purchase, water faucets throughout the grounds 
  • Reservations: http://www.clallam.net/Parks/

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