A campsite and picnic table.

NPS / Paisley Dandenault

Tips and Regulations

  • During the operational season (mid-May to early September), all sites in campgrounds along State Route 20 and in Stehekin can be reserved in advance. When possible, make reservations as early as you can.

  • The following campgrounds remain open year-round for first-come, first-served camping outside the operational season with no fee, no water, and no trash services: Goodell Creek (19 sites) and 10 walk-in, tent-only sites at Colonial Creek South (sites #64 to #73).

  • 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.

  • Don't move firewood! Destructive insects and diseases can be transported in firewood. Always buy firewood near where you will burn it.


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.


Camping Options

Two kayakers paddle on a lake.
Boat-in Camping

Boat-in camping is available on Ross Lake, Diablo Lake, and Lake Chelan.

A kayak floats on a still lake.

Visit remote Hozomeen at the north end of Ross Lake.

A wooden picnic table sits in a campsite with trees and lake in the background.
Camping in Stehekin

Stehekin offers camping in a range of settings, from lakeside sites to quiet roadside camps to backpacking sites.

A sunset mountain view.

Learn about the many overnight backcountry options in the North Cascades.

Last updated: July 1, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

810 State Route 20
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284


360 854-7200

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