Willows Campground sits on the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains at the southern end of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, offering visitors some of the most stunning scenery in Washington and easy access to an abundance of recreational activities.
In addition to being a prime location for hiking fishing, hunting, horseback riding, and mountain biking in summer and early fall, Willows Campground offers excellent skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling in the winter months.
Hikers and backpackers are especially fortunate to have access to a variety of spectacular trails near the campground and in the surrounding areas. Designated Wilderness provides thousands of pristine acres of incredible landscapes to enjoy in solitude or with a small group.
Whitewater paddling on the Tieton River, adjacent to Willows Campground, is also a popular activity.
Willows Campground offers sites that accommodate both tent and RV camping.
Sites are equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets and drinking water are also available.
Encompassing more than 4 million acres and stretching north to south from the Canadian border to the Goat Rocks Wilderness, the Okanogan-Wenatchee is a stunning and diverse National Forest.
High, glaciated alpine peaks tower along the Cascade Crest and lush valleys of old growth forest define its western boundary. At its eastern edge, rugged shrub-steppe country comprises a more arid region. Elevations range from below 1,000 feet to more than 9,000 feet.
Visitors to the area can expect many days of clear, sunny weather in the summer, and winters with clear skies and plenty of snow.
A historic highlight of the area is the last remaining lookout in the Naches Ranger District, Jumpoff Lookout.
Visitors will also enjoy traveling the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway, which climbs into the clouds on a 66-mile drive through the Cascade Mountain range, weaving through snow-capped peaks and alpine lakes.
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This campground is right on the river. The sites were level and plenty of room to spread out. There are pit toilets and a were clean with plenty of tp. It is recommended to reserve on busy holiday weekends.
It is like you'd expect from a national Forest campground. Has 2 pit toilets. One was closed. The other had plenty of tp and was fairly clean. The handle was broken though so it didn't lock properly. There was a note on the door to knock. It is next to the river and a short drive to Rimrock lake. Great fishing and boating at the lake. The river was muddy when I was there but I heard that is not normal and was caused by flash rains or snow melt (different people had different theories.) There is no running water, but there is a water well pump (manual pump) that gives clean drinking water. You can buy firewood up the road a little ways when there is no fire ban. You aren't allowed to bring your own firewood because they want to prevent the transfer of invasive species. Buy it where you burn it.