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About This Campground

Kachess Campground sits just off the forested northwest shore of Kachess Lake in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.

Set in dense old-growth conifer forest and surrounded by high mountains, Kachess Campground is considered one of the most beautiful sites in the Cle Elum Ranger…


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 110 ft.


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


17 Reviews of Kachess

Ratings Breakdown

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Dene H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2020

Really nice lake

Lake Kachess Campground is a great modern family campground. The Lake Kachess campsites are semi-private and attractive if you’re interested in amenities and socializing with other campers. Behind this campground up the forest service road is Box Canyon where dispersed camping took place for many…

Jeff K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2020

Nice lake!

This is an nice easy get away from Seattle.  Easy drive and a nice mountain lake awaits you.  For this reason make sure you get reservations.

Reviewed Aug. 5, 2019

So many choices!

Beautiful spot, blackberries and blueberries were in season and just outside the tent. Nice trails leading to the lake, but noticed in a few spots you were walking through what felt like someone else’s campsite. Flush toilets and running water in a centrally located bathroom. It’s a large…


Kachess is located in Washington


From Seattle trave east on I-90 approximately 62 miles, or from Cle Elum travel west on I-90 approximately 20 miles. Take exit 62 and follow Kachess Lake Road for 5.5 miles to the campground, which is on the right.


47.35483617 N
121.24342528 W

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