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Chatter Creek Group Site

5 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Beneath a canopy of pine and fir on the banks of Chatter Creek, this campground offers a serene setting for groups and large gatherings.

Recreation

Chatter Creek Group Campground offers outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to hike, fish, ski and enjoy a long list of outdoor recreational activities…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
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  • At&t
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 22 ft.

Reviews

5 Reviews of Chatter Creek Group Site

Ratings Breakdown

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Jean N.
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2020

Nestled in Tall Timber

Chatter creek bubbles with varied melodies throughout the camp ground. I stayed in site #7, the campsite was across a small bridge about 40 feet from my car. A beautiful huge site but had very little sunlight. I could see the stars from my tent at night. I spent time painting by the creek, very…

Site7
Month of VisitNovember
Z
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2019

Very Nice

It’s a long gravel road to get there but a very nice campground. A few of the sites are a short walk over a the creek which help make them a little more private.

J
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2017

Group camping only

This is an incredibly beautiful area for hiking, scenic drives, water recreation, etc. There is also a nearby campground of the same name for individuals/small families. The group site was perfect for a work retreat. It is rustic and well maintained. I don’t know the minimum group size to rent, we…

Location

Chatter Creek Group Site is located in Washington

Directions

From Seattle take Highway 2 East through Monroe and then over Stevens' Pass. Take a right on Icicle River Road and follow road approximately 16 miles. The campground will be on the right. From the East take Highway 2 West through Leavenworth. Take a left on Icicle River Road and follow road approximately 16 miles. The campground will be on the right. From the South take Highway 97 North to Highway 2. Take Highway 2 West through Leavenworth. Take a left on Icicle River Road and follow road approximately 16 miles. The campground will be on the right.

Coordinates

47.60833345 N
120.885 W

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About This Campground

Beneath a canopy of pine and fir on the banks of Chatter Creek, this campground offers a serene setting for groups and large gatherings.

Recreation

Chatter Creek Group Campground offers outdoor enthusiasts the opportunity to hike, fish, ski and enjoy a long list of outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Anglers may want to cast a line into the pools lining the pebble-strewn shore of Chatter Creek. A variety of trout populations find habitat along the banks of this quaint creek.

The trailhead for Icicle Gorge Loop Trail is close to camp. This valley-bottom trail has easy grades along both sides of Icicle Creek. On the other hand, Chatter Creek Trail, also nearby, offers a challenging steep trail with thick underbrush.

Skiing, snowmobiling, tubing and skijouring are popular winter activities for visitors to the Wenatchee Ranger District. Both motorized and non-motorized Sno-Parks in the area offer access to both groomed trails and natural settings for those wanting to explore the winter wonderland.

Facilities

Chatter Creek Group Campground has one large site that can accommodate up to 45 people and 12 vehicles. The site is equipped with picnic tables, a group campfire ring, drinking water and accessible vault toilets.

Natural Features

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest offers stunning scenic views, with high, glaciated alpine peaks, valleys of old growth forest and rugged shrub-steppe country making up the diverse landscape. Elevations range from below 1,000 feet to over 9,000 feet.

Precipitation varies greatly throughout the area, ranging from approximately 140 inches along the Cascade Crest to only 10 inches along the eastern edge. Visitors can expect many days of warm, sunny weather in the summer, and winters with clear skies and plenty of snow.

More than 700 lakes and mountain ponds dot the glacier-carved terrain of nearby Alpine Lake Wilderness. Tree-covered valleys give way to rocky ridges and rugged peaks along the crest of the Cascades, and many peaks and slopes are permanently cloaked in snowfields. From wet forests of Douglas fir, cedar, and an understory of salal and berries, to firs and mountain hemlock, the landscape opens up to expansive meadows matted with low growth and ends with dry forestland of ponderosa pine and grasses.

Congress designated the Alpine Lakes Wilderness in 1976 with a total of 362,789 acres. Prior to designation, aggressive mining and logging operations punched numerous access roads into the area, creating a wildly irregular boundary to this popular area.

Nearby Attractions

The Bavarian-themed town of Leavenworth provides wonderful opportunities for shopping, dining, and exploring its unique history.

Visitors may want to take some time to visit nearby Mount Rainer National Park. Considered a wonderland, the park offers a fantasic glimpse into glaciers, subalpine ecology, and volcanic landscapes typical in the region.

Goat Rocks Wilderness is a stunning adventure for those wanting to traverse higher elevations. Peaks within the area are remnants of an extinct volcano, taking the name "Goat Rocks," in honor of the numerous mountain goats traversing this isolated region. Gilbert Peak is the highest summit in this area at an elevation of 8,184 feet.

contact_info

This location has limited staffing. Please call (661) 702-1420 for general information.

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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