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Elkhorn Dispersed Camping Area

3 Reviews

About This Campground

Located along the peaceful Dosewallips River. This is a hike-in, dispersed camping area, there is no road access.

Facilities:

Various backcountry units with fire rings and some tables. Do not leave any garbage at all in site or fire rings. There is no toilet, if you need to go to the…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Access

  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Reviews

3 Reviews of Elkhorn Dispersed Camping Area

Ratings Breakdown

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C
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2019

Underaged beauty

Been washed out twice so it’s about a 3 mile hike for a “car camping experience” but the beauty of it is people who like to car camp don’t want to walk that far, and people who want to hike want a better view. The result is more than likely just you and pure peace out in a gorgeous Olympic…

J
Reviewed May. 26, 2019

Amazing!

The actual Elkhorn Campground is 9 miles past the washout. Absolutely a beautiful hike while it trails the Dosewallips River. Campground is 100% off the grid, you can see where it used to be a big place but nature is slowly taking it back.

  • There was 4 of them that just hung out around all weekend.
  • Waterfall just before you hit the last leg of trail to the campground.
  • Dosewallips trailhead.
SiteRiverside
Month of VisitJune
Daniel L.
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2019

Just close enough, just far enough

Looking to gently break your young kiddos into backpacking ? This campsite is a mile walk-in from the parking lot. It has fire rings, picnic tables, and water supply via the Dosewallips River. There is one section that requires a detour up a steep hillside, but other than that it's a flat walk. We…

Month of VisitNovember

Location

Elkhorn Dispersed Camping Area is located in Washington

Directions

From Brinnon, WA, on US Highway 101 north, turn west on Dosewallips River Road and follow for about 9 miles to where the road is washed out and park. It is about a one mile hike to Elkhorn camping area from the road washout.

Coordinates

47.7306644 N
123.0913121 W

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About This Campground

Located along the peaceful Dosewallips River. This is a hike-in, dispersed camping area, there is no road access.

Facilities:

Various backcountry units with fire rings and some tables. Do not leave any garbage at all in site or fire rings. There is no toilet, if you need to go to the bathroom, do so at least 200 feet from any water source and bury your waste 6-8 inches deep. Leave No Trace, these areas are difficult to maintain.

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