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    Camper-submitted photo from Colonial Creek South Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Colonial Creek South Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Colonial Creek South Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Colonial Creek South Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Colonial Creek South Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Colonial Creek South Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area

    1.

    Colonial Creek South Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area

    40 Reviews
    147 Photos
    539 Saves
    Marblemount, Washington

    Overview

    Colonial Creek South Campground in North Cascades National Park is a remote, yet bustling campground nestled in old -growth forest. Located on the south side of State Route 20 near milepost 130, there are 94 campsites that are surrounded by forest and located on Diablo Lake.__ Colonial Creek South Campground can accommodate a variety of camping, whether it___s drive-in camping, or walk-in tent camping. The campsites vary in size from small to medium. Most of the campsites do not accommodate large trailers or RVs.____

    Recreation

    Campers can access the Thunder Creek Trailhead from the South Loop. The Thunder Knob Trailhead is on the north loop across State Route 20.____ Fishing is allowed in Diablo Lake with a Washington State Fishing license, the nearest location to purchase a license is in the town of Marblemount, WA. Follow Washington State Fishing Regulations when recreating.__ Black bears are active in this campground and the surrounding trails. Be aware of your surroundings while hiking, picnicking, and camping. Use the provided bear boxes in your campsite to store coolers, cookware, and other odorants when not in use. If you encounter a bear around the campground or on a trail, inform campground staff or go to the North Cascades Visitor Center and fill out a bear report.__

    Facilities

    Campers can access the Thunder Creek Trailhead from the South Loop. The Thunder Knob Trailhead is on the north loop across State Route 20.____ Fishing is allowed in Diablo Lake with a Washington State Fishing license, the nearest location to purchase a license is in the town of Marblemount, WA. Follow Washington State Fishing Regulations when recreating.__ Black bears are active in this campground and the surrounding trails. Be aware of your surroundings while hiking, picnicking, and camping. Use the provided bear boxes in your campsite to store coolers, cookware, and other odorants when not in use. If you encounter a bear around the campground or on a trail, inform campground staff or go to the North Cascades Visitor Center and fill out a bear report.__

    Natural Features

    Colonial Creek South Campground is surrounded by a forest of western redcedar, western hemlock, Douglas-fir, red huckleberries, and other native vegetation. The campground has easy access to Diablo Lake for recreating.____

    Nearby Attractions

    Traveling west on State Route 20:____ The North Cascades Visitor Center is 11 miles (18 km) west on State Route 20 from Colonial Creek South Campground, operating seasonally, typically from May to September. Campers can find the passport stamps, exhibits, park film, park store, and much more.______ Traveling east on State Route 20:____ Diablo Lake Overlook is 1.5 miles (2 km) east on State Route 20. the turquoise lake can be viewed safely from this area and there is ample day use parking and vault toilets.__ Ross Lake Overlook is 5 miles (8 km) east on State Route 20, this is a less developed vista point. There are two pull off areas with interpretive way sides and with views of the Ross Dam and Ross Lake.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (360) 854-7200.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $16 - $24 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Goodell Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Goodell Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Goodell Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Goodell Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Goodell Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Goodell Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area

    2.

    Goodell Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area

    28 Reviews
    122 Photos
    252 Saves
    Marblemount, Washington

    Overview

    Newhalem Creek Campground consists of 103 individual camp sites in loops A, B, and C, an additional loop with 2 group camp sites, and drive-in picnic sites. The campground can accommodate a variety of camping, whether it is drive-to or walk-in tent camping or tent sites that accommodate RV camping, Newhalem Creek Campground provides a comfortable place for your visit.____ The North Cascades Visitor Center is a half mile by trail or road and operates seasonally, typically from May to September. The campground is surrounded by forested short, informative hikes that connect to the town of Newhalem, Washington.____

    Recreation

    Campers can enjoy easy access to several of the Newhalem area hiking trails and connect to the town of Newhalem, Washington.__ Fishing is allowed in the Skagit River with a Washington State Fishing license. The nearest location to purchase a license is outside of the park in the town of Marblemount. Follow Washington State Fishing Regulations when recreating.____ Black bears are active in this campground and the surrounding trails. Be aware of your surroundings while hiking, picnicking, and camping. Use the provided bear boxes in your campsite to store coolers, cookware, and other odorants when not in use. If you encounter a bear around the campground or on a trail, inform campground staff or go to the North Cascades Visitor Center and fill out a bear report.__

    Facilities

    Campers can enjoy easy access to several of the Newhalem area hiking trails and connect to the town of Newhalem, Washington.__ Fishing is allowed in the Skagit River with a Washington State Fishing license. The nearest location to purchase a license is outside of the park in the town of Marblemount. Follow Washington State Fishing Regulations when recreating.____ Black bears are active in this campground and the surrounding trails. Be aware of your surroundings while hiking, picnicking, and camping. Use the provided bear boxes in your campsite to store coolers, cookware, and other odorants when not in use. If you encounter a bear around the campground or on a trail, inform campground staff or go to the North Cascades Visitor Center and fill out a bear report.__

    Natural Features

    Newhalem Creek Campground is a forested campground surrounded by western redcedar, western hemlock, Douglas-fir, red huckleberries, and other native vegetation. Nearby is Newhalem Creek and the Skagit River. The river is the largest river that flows into the Puget Sound area and provides critical habitat for all species of Pacific salmon which return to the river seasonally. There are salmon-viewing areas along the River Loop Trail and in the town of Newhalem.__

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (360) 854-7200.

    Nearby Attractions

    The North Cascades Visitor Center is one-half mile (1 km) away and operates seasonally, typically from May to September. Campers can find passport stamps, exhibits, park film, park store, and much more.______ The campground is surrounded by forested short, informative hikes that connect to the North Cascades Visitor Center and the town of Newhalem, Washington, one mile (2 km) east.__

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $16 - $75 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Howard Miller Steelhead County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Howard Miller Steelhead County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Howard Miller Steelhead County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Howard Miller Steelhead County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Howard Miller Steelhead County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Howard Miller Steelhead County Park

    3.

    Howard Miller Steelhead County Park

    17 Reviews
    44 Photos
    166 Saves
    Rockport, Washington

    Howard Miller Steelhead County Park is a gem for campers looking for a well-maintained spot with a touch of nature's charm. Nestled along the Skagit River, this campground offers a mix of cabins, tent sites, and RV spots with electric and water hookups. The sites are mostly gravel but level, and many have nice tree cover for a bit of privacy.

    One of the standout features here is the cleanliness and upkeep. The bath and shower houses are clean, though showers cost a bit extra. The park also has a playground and horseshoe pits, making it a great spot for families. There's even a trail, though you might want to check for any recent wildlife sightings before heading out.

    The campground is open all year, and pets are welcome, so you don't have to leave your furry friends behind. Fires are allowed, and there's firewood available, which is perfect for those cozy campfire nights. If you're into fishing, the Skagit River is right there, and you might even spot some bald eagles.

    Located near Rockport, WA, this campground is a convenient base for exploring the North Cascades National Park. There's a diner nearby with good reviews, and a bar and grill across the road if you're in the mood for some local eats. The camp hosts are known for being helpful and accommodating, which adds to the overall positive experience.

    In short, Howard Miller Steelhead County Park is a beautiful, clean, and well-equipped campground that offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of amenities and activities to keep you entertained. Whether you're in a tent, RV, or cabin, you'll find this place a great spot to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Rasar State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Rasar State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Rasar State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Rasar State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Rasar State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Rasar State Park Campground

    4.

    Rasar State Park Campground

    20 Reviews
    37 Photos
    154 Saves
    Hamilton, Washington

    Welcome to Rasar State Park Campground, a gem nestled near Concrete, WA. This spot is perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle without straying too far from home. The campground is open year-round, making it a great choice for any season.

    Rasar State Park offers a mix of tent and RV accommodations, with electric hookups available. While there are no showers or sewer hookups, the sanitary dump station is free for those with reservations. The park is big-rig friendly, so you won't have trouble maneuvering larger RVs. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    One of the standout features here is the beautiful network of hiking trails. Whether you're into birdwatching, biking, or just a peaceful walk, the trails offer something for everyone. The Skagit River is accessible from the park, providing scenic views and fishing opportunities. If you're into photography, the sunrise and sunset views are absolutely stunning.

    Visitors have praised the cleanliness of the campground and the friendliness of the staff. The sites are well-spaced, offering a bit of privacy, and the bathrooms are consistently clean. Families with young kids will appreciate the easy hiking trails and the playground, which is within walking distance from all sites.

    For those who enjoy a bit of local flavor, the nearby Birdsview Brewery is a hit among campers. It's a great spot to unwind after a day of exploring. And if you're worried about connectivity, Verizon signal is decent, though TV antenna reception is non-existent.

    In summary, Rasar State Park Campground is a fantastic spot for a relaxing getaway, offering clean facilities, beautiful trails, and a peaceful atmosphere. Whether you're here for a night or a week, you're bound to have a memorable stay.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Deception Pass State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Deception Pass State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Deception Pass State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Deception Pass State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Deception Pass State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Deception Pass State Park Campground

    5.

    Deception Pass State Park Campground

    100 Reviews
    399 Photos
    599 Saves
    Anacortes, Washington

    Deception Pass State Park is a 4,134-acre marine and camping park with 77,000-feet of saltwater shoreline, and 33,900-feet of freshwater shoreline on three lakes. Rugged cliffs drop to meet the turbulent waters of Deception Pass.

    The park has 167 tent sites, 143 utility spaces, five hiker / biker sites, two dump stations, 20 restrooms (four ADA), and ten showers (four ADA). Camping is located at three locations in the park, 18 tent sites and two utility sites are at Bowman Bay, seven tent sites and 54 utility sites at Quarry Pond, and 147 tent sites and 83 utility sites are at Cranberry Lake. Maximum site length is 60-feet (limited availability).

    In addition there are four campsites on Hope Island north shore bay, the pay station is near the east campsite, a vault toilet is in the woods 100-feet south of the campsites. The rest of the island is a natural area preserve and off limits to recreational use. Standard primitive campsite rules apply.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $12 - $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Thousand Trails Grandy Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Thousand Trails Grandy Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Thousand Trails Grandy Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Thousand Trails Grandy Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Thousand Trails Grandy Creek
    Camper-submitted photo from Thousand Trails Grandy Creek

    6.

    Thousand Trails Grandy Creek

    10 Reviews
    30 Photos
    38 Saves
    Hamilton, Washington

    Enjoy a beautiful natural setting at the base of Mount Baker with easy access to North Cascades National Park. Take a day trip to Bellingham, the San Juan Islands or British Columbia. At our Thousand Trails Puget Sound RV campground, the Northwest is at your disposal. Grandy Creek RV Camping features long pull-thrus (up to 90 feet) as well as tents and two-room cabins. Grandy Creek RV Camping visitors can stay busy with all our planned activities or just enjoy our beautiful Puget Sound RV campground by sitting under a tree with a book, flying a kite in the field or hiking the campground trails. Kids love our all-day Saturday planned fun, as well as the fabulous Jumping Pillow! The most important thing about our RV campground is customer care. Our employees love their job and our guests. You'll feel right at home at Grandy Creek RV Camping.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Swift Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Swift Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Swift Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Swift Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Swift Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Swift Creek Campground

    7.

    Swift Creek Campground

    11 Reviews
    15 Photos
    184 Saves
    Concrete, Washington

    Overview

    Swift Creek Campground is tucked into a mixed-conifer forest at the edge of Baker Lake in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

    Recreation

    In addition to being a prime location for hiking, boating, fishing, picnicking, and horseback riding in summer and early fall, Swift Creek offers opportunities for snowshoeing in the winter months. With a small beach on-site and access to Baker Lake, visitors will have plenty of opportunities to fish, kayak, canoe and swim. The nearby Baker Lake Trail is a family friendly hike that begins in a majestic stand of Douglas fir. In 1843, a small eruption of Mt. Baker caused a forest fire, and visitors can still see the burned snags of virgin cedar trees that once dominated the area. The trail contours above the eastern shoreline of Baker Lake.

    Facilities

    In addition to being a prime location for hiking, boating, fishing, picnicking, and horseback riding in summer and early fall, Swift Creek offers opportunities for snowshoeing in the winter months. With a small beach on-site and access to Baker Lake, visitors will have plenty of opportunities to fish, kayak, canoe and swim. The nearby Baker Lake Trail is a family friendly hike that begins in a majestic stand of Douglas fir. In 1843, a small eruption of Mt. Baker caused a forest fire, and visitors can still see the burned snags of virgin cedar trees that once dominated the area. The trail contours above the eastern shoreline of Baker Lake.

    Natural Features

    The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest showcases rugged peaks, sparkling alpine lakes and old-growth forests, providing visitors with unique and surprising landscapes. Mt. Baker, the most prominent feature of the Mt. Baker Wilderness, dominates the landscape on a clear day. Rising to an elevation of 10,781 feet, the active volcano is perpetually snow-capped and mantled with an extensive network of creeping glaciers. Mt. Baker's summit, Grant Peak, is a 1,300-foot-deep mound of ice, which hides a massive volcanic crater. Wildlife in the area includes mountain goats traversing the higher elevations to squirrels and black bears in the forests. Migratory birds and native fish find ample habitat in the varied ecosystems as well.

    Nearby Attractions

    Hike in the mountains above the lake in the Mt. Baker National Recreation Area or Mt. Baker Wilderness, or take some time to visit North Cascades National Park. This unique park is like no other place on earth. It features a deep blue lake surrounded by sheer, 2,000' cliffs, two picturesque islands and a violent volcanic past. Hiking trails, a visitor center and educational programs are available.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 932-0242.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Once your reservation start date has begun, neither the Recreation.gov Contact Center nor the campground manager will be able to modify your reservation.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Cabins

    $178 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Marble Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Marble Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Marble Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Marble Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Marble Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Marble Creek Campground

    8.

    Marble Creek Campground

    10 Reviews
    55 Photos
    185 Saves
    Marblemount, Washington

    Overview

    Situated on the banks of the scenic Cascade River in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Marble Creek campground offers some of the most stunning scenery in the northern Cascade Range. Campsites are scattered beneath a towering canopy of diverse forest. They are widely spaced and within walking distance to the waterfront, making it an ideal setting for visitors wanting to camp in a private, rustic setting.

    Recreation

    In addition to being a prime location for hiking, fishing, picnicking and horseback riding in summer and early fall, Marble Creek offers excellent skiing and snowshoeing in the winter months. The area surrounding the campground can accommodate anyone from the novice hiker to the most experienced outdoor enthusiast. Several trailheads for the overnight backpacker are located in the vicinity of the nearby town of Marblemount, including Hidden Lake Trail. Beginning in a forested setting, the trail climbs quickly to open meadows and grand views of the Cascade River. As it reaches higher elevations, it winds through angular slabs of granite and groupings of alpine fir. Hidden Lake and the Hidden Lake Lookout can be seen below from the pass.

    Facilities

    In addition to being a prime location for hiking, fishing, picnicking and horseback riding in summer and early fall, Marble Creek offers excellent skiing and snowshoeing in the winter months. The area surrounding the campground can accommodate anyone from the novice hiker to the most experienced outdoor enthusiast. Several trailheads for the overnight backpacker are located in the vicinity of the nearby town of Marblemount, including Hidden Lake Trail. Beginning in a forested setting, the trail climbs quickly to open meadows and grand views of the Cascade River. As it reaches higher elevations, it winds through angular slabs of granite and groupings of alpine fir. Hidden Lake and the Hidden Lake Lookout can be seen below from the pass.

    Natural Features

    Hemmed in by several designated wilderness areas, the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest showcases rugged peaks, sparkling alpine lakes and old-growth forests. Mt. Baker, the most prominent feature of the area, dominates the landscape on a clear day. Rising to an elevation of 10,781 feet, the active volcano from which the forest takes its name is perpetually snow-capped and mantled with an extensive network of creeping glaciers. Mt. Baker's summit, Grant Peak, is actually a 1,300-foot-deep mound of ice, which hides a massive volcanic crater. Flowing adjacent to this campground is the Cascade River, a tributary of the Skagit River, designated as a National Scenic River. Wildlife in the area include mountain goats, coyotes, pine marten and a variety of migratory birds and native fish.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 932-0242.

    Nearby Attractions

    Visitors enjoy the North Cascades and Mt. Rainer National Parks, where interpretive programs and exhibits offer education about the diverse landscape and history of the area. The Verlot Public Service Center, near the South Fork Stillaguamish River, is a popular attraction. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1933 to 1942, Verlot`s handsome buildings reflect the architectural style and fine craftsmanship of that era and are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Once your reservation start date has begun, neither the Recreation.gov Contact Center nor the campground manager will be able to modify your reservation.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Cabins
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $30 - $32 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Alpine RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Alpine RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Alpine RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Alpine RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Alpine RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Alpine RV Park & Campground

    9.

    Alpine RV Park & Campground

    9 Reviews
    11 Photos
    25 Saves
    Marblemount, Washington

    Fun, pet and family-friendly RV campground nestled in the Cascade Mountains offering RV sites and tent sites. We're located near the entrance to the world famous North Cascade National Park in the foothills of the Cascades. This is a small park surrounded by phenomenal views of the North Cascade Mountains. All sites are grass, some are under trees, and we also have nice grass tent sites available. A wooded park-like area is located behind the campsites for dog walking and nature walks.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Newhalem Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Newhalem Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Newhalem Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Newhalem Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Newhalem Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Newhalem Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area

    10.

    Newhalem Creek Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area

    12 Reviews
    34 Photos
    131 Saves
    Marblemount, Washington

    Welcome to Newhalem Creek Campground, nestled in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area near Marblemount, WA. This place is a gem for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the beauty of the North Cascades. The campground is divided into three loops, plus walk-in tent sites and a group site, offering a variety of camping experiences.

    The sites here are nicely wooded, providing a good amount of privacy and a serene atmosphere. Some sites are back-in, while others are pull-through, and all of them are level with paved camper pads. Each site comes equipped with a fire pit, a large picnic table, and a bear box. Just a heads-up, there are no electric, sewer, or water hookups, but drinking water is available at the bathrooms, which are clean and well-maintained.

    One of the standout features of Newhalem Creek Campground is its proximity to the Visitor Center, which is about a half-mile walk via the River Loop. The Visitor Center offers daily programs, a small store, and an interpretive center. It's a great resource for information on local hikes and activities. Speaking of hikes, the River Loop Trail and the path to Ladder Creek Falls are must-dos. The falls are particularly stunning, even if the gardens have seen better days.

    For those who need to stay connected, you'll be pleased to know that cell coverage is surprisingly good, likely due to the nearby town of Newhalem. This makes it a fantastic spot for remote work if you need to mix business with pleasure.

    Pets are welcome, and there's a market nearby for any last-minute supplies. Fires are allowed, but always check for any burn bans in effect. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or an extended stay, Newhalem Creek Campground offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of natural beauty to explore.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $24 / night

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What camping is available near Rockport, WA?

According to TheDyrt.com, Rockport, WA offers a wide range of camping options, with 298 campgrounds and RV parks near Rockport, WA and 15 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Rockport, WA?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Rockport, WA is Colonial Creek South Campground — Ross Lake National Recreation Area with a 4.5-star rating from 40 reviews.

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According to TheDyrt.com, there are 10 parks near Rockport, WA that allow camping, notably Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and North Cascades National Park.