Camping, RVing and Backcountry

Camp David Jr. County Park

Camp David Jr. is an outdoor recreation resident camp located on the north shore of Lake Crescent. This 9.5 acre park is one of the oldest county parks in the state, rich in history. The facilities include a main lodge/kitchen/dining room building, eight sleeping cabins, two restrooms, two staff cabins, two beach cabins, swimming area, and more.

Summer: By reservation 360-928-3540 or ccpcd@olypen.com
Winter: Closed December and January

Clallam County Parks Department Phone: 360-417-2291

Location

Camp David Jr.
Lake Crescent
Port Angeles, WA
United States
48° 3' 36" N, 123° 49' 48" W
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Fort Flagler State Park

Fort Flagler State Park is a 784-acre marine camping park surrounded on three sides by 19,100 feet of saltwater shoreline. The park rests on a high bluff overlooking Puget Sound, with views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Many historic buildings remain at this 19th-century-established military fort.It is located at the northern tip of Marrowstone Island.

Summer: 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Winter: Closed to camping Nov. 1, reopens March 1. The park is open year-round for day use.

State Parks Information Phone: 360-902-8844 Web Site: www.parks.wa.gov

Location

Fort Flagler State ParkWA
United States
48° 5' 40.7688" N, 122° 42' 11.7288" W
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Fort Townsend State Park

Fort Townsend State Park is a 367-acre marine camping park featuring 3,960 feet of saltwater shoreline on Port Townsend Bay. The heavily wooded park has a rich military history dating from pioneer days. Resting high on a bluff overlooking Puget Sound is a marine camping park with fantastic views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains.

surrounded on three sides by beautiful saltwater shoreline. Home to buildings of a historic 19th-century-established military fort, it also boasts

Location

Fort Townsend State Park
1370 Old Fort Townsend Rd
Port Townsend, WA
United States
48° 4' 41.8908" N, 122° 48' 52.4628" W
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Sequim Bay State Park

Sequim Bay State Park is a year-round, 92-acre marine camping park with 4,909 feet of saltwater coast in the Sequim "rainshadow," just inside Puget Sound on the Olympic Peninsula. The bay is calm, the air is dry and interpretive opportunities await visitors. The Olympic Discovery Trail, popular with cyclists, hikers and dog lovers, passes through the park. The park is located between Blynn and the Washington Street exit for Sequim on Highway 101.

Summer: 8a.m. to dusk. Winter: 8 a.m. to dusk. The park is open year-round for camping and day use. Some campsites are closed in winter.

Location

Sequim Bay State Park
269035 Highway 101
Sequim, WA
United States
48° 6' 22.9824" N, 123° 21' 27.4176" W
See map: Google Maps

Bogachiel State Park

Bogachiel State Park is a thickly forested 123-acre camping park on the banks of the Bogachiel River. Remotely located on the tip of the Hoh Rainforest on the banks of the Bogachiel River, this thickly forested camping area abounds in lush vegetation.

Summer: 8 a.m. to dusk. Winter: 8 a.m. to dusk. The park is open year-round for camping and day use. Some campsites are closed in winter.

State Parks Information Phone: 360-902-8844 Web Site: www.parks.wa.gov

Location

Bogachiel State Park
185983 Highway 101
Forks, WA
United States
48° 3' 5.1516" N, 123° 49' 27.6456" W
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Fort Worden State Park

Perched at the northern entrance to Puget Sound near Port Townsend, Fort Worden State Park, a military base that was commissioned in 1902, is a legendary gathering place. With a 360 degree panorama of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, the Fort's 434 acres are bordered by pristine wetlands and miles of sandy beaches.

Location

Fort Worden
200 Battery Way
Port Townsend, WA, 98368
United States
48° 8' 3.1452" N, 122° 45' 52.9776" W
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Hiking and Camping

With state, county, city and private campgrounds, not to mention Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest, visitors can take their pick of a variety of camping experiences, ranging from extremely primitive to amenity-laden. Trails also vary widely, from strolling on nature trails to climbing rock faces in the high mountains The Peninsula has over 900 miles of trails, many that can be enjoyed year-round. As you explore the trails and visit the scenic backcountry and wilderness, please be considerate and leave no trace of your passing.

Location

*This Field is Required*WA
United States
47° 45' 3.8664" N, 120° 44' 24.5004" W
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RV'ing

The RV experience is well-supported by an abundance of RV parks and campgrounds catering to RVs. Olympic National Park has 17 developed campgrounds within its boundaries and nearly 100 wilderness camps. Numerous private campgrounds can be found throughout the region, with different levels of amenities. Most are open year-round. For a listing of RV parks, check out the Places to Stay link at the top of the page.

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