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NPS / Paisley Dandenault

Winter Camping (October to mid-May)

Most of the car campgrounds in the park complex are closed for the winter, but the following remain open with limited services:

  • Goodell Creek Campground:19 sites for tents or smaller RV's.
  • Gorge Lake Campground: 7 sites for tents or smaller RV's.
  • Colonial Creek Campground:10 walk-in tent-only sites. These lakefront involve hiking 10 to 30 yards to reach the sites.

No water or trash service is available. Pack out all of your trash. Vault toilets are open at each campground. Reservations are not accepted during the non-peak season, and there is currently no fee for camping. See Campground Details below.

Campgrounds along State Route 20 will reopen for reservations with water, services, and fees in late May.

Tips and Regulations

  • All sites in campgrounds along State Route 20 can be reserved in advance. When possible, make reservations as early as you can.
  • Sites that are not reserved are available on a first-come, first-served basis and usually fill by late morning, especially on weekends. Plan ahead to obtain a site.
  • Due to limited phone access, there is no way to check availability of first-come, first-served sites. You must physically be in the campground to claim a site if it is open.
  • Overnight camping or parking is only allowed in designated campgrounds or campsites. There is no dispersed camping in the park complex.
  • Campsite occupancy is limited to eight people, three tents, and two vehicles per site.
  • Camping is limited to 14 days from July 1 through Labor Day (first Monday in September) and to 30 days the rest of the year.
  • Firewood, ice, gas, and other services are not available in the park complex. The nearest services are in the town of Marblemount, WA.

Drive-in Campgrounds

All drive-in campgrounds along State Route 20 are on a reservation system through Campground reservations are accepted during the specified season dates on the website. Campgrounds may be open before or after the reservation season on a first-come, first-served basis. See Campground Details below for more information, reservations, and current status


Campground Details


Last updated: March 25, 2021

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810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284


(360) 854-7200

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