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  • Published on Feb 21, 2018
    Washington State Parks Campground Winter/Spring Schedule.

    Ready to go camping, but you think you have no where to go in the Winter. 

    Take a look at the list below, shows what parks are open for camping or when they open in the spring. 

    Get out there and enjoy!

    • Alta Lake 10/31/2017 4/1/2018 10/31/2017 4/1/2018 10/31/2017 4/1/2018
      Anderson Lake None None  Partial    10/31/2017 5/1/2018  
      • Day use open Fridays through Sundays, Nov. 1 to April 30 (but closed to equestrians)
      Battle Ground Lake Open   Open   Open  
      • Limited services, Vault toilets closed
      Bay View Partial   Open   None  
      Beacon Rock 10/11/2017 4/1/2018 Partial   Open  
      • Two standard campsites are available at the moorage area and five utility sites at the RV camping area are available year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. There is one restroom and one shower available in both locations. The main campground and group camp are closed during the winter. 
      • The boat launch and moorage docks are open year round with the exception of inclement weather. The boat pumpout and electrical hookup sites on the moorage dock are closed during the winter.
      • All day-use areas and trailheads are open except the upper picnic area, which is closed during winter. The park and trails are open from 8 a.m. to dusk.
      • The south, southeast and southwest faces of Beacon Rock are closed to technical rock climbing and base access beginning Feb. 1.
      Belfair Open   Open   None  
      • The main loop and the beach loop of the campground are open for reservations year round. However, water and sewer may not be available due to possible freezing of the water and sewer systems.
      • The Tree Loop is open for reservations May 15 thru Sept. 15.
      • Water is available from the winter water supply located near the trailer dump.
      Birch Bay Partial   Open   Open  
      Blake Island Open   Open   None  
      • Water is typically turned off in late November (weather dependent) At that time a primitive campsite fee of $12 is charged at the west campground.
      • When the water is shut off in the west campground the restroom is closed, but a vault toilet is available.
      Blind Island Open   Open   None  
      Bogachiel Partial   Open   None  
      Bottle Beach None   Open   None  
      Bridgeport  Open    Open    Open  
      Bridle Trails None   Open   None  
      Brooks Memorial  10/29/2017 4/01/2018  10/29/2017 4/01/2018 None  
      Cama Beach None   Open   None  
      • Overnight cabin rentals are available year round.
      Camano Island Partial   Open   Open  
      Cape Disappointment Open   Open   Open  
      • Reservations are accepted year round for camping, yurts, cabins and vacation houses.
      • Spring and summer camping reservations for campsites 11-20, 101-110 and 161-170 are accepted after the winter storm season each year (usually in March). These sites are in an area susceptible to erosion from winter storms and tidal surges and may not be open to camping because of damage. The sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis during the winter, weather permitting.
      • Loomis Lake day use open year round.
      Centennial Trail None   Open   None  
      Clark Island Open   Open   None  
      Columbia Hills  10/23/2017 4/01/2018  10/23/2017 4/01/2018  10/23/2017 4/01/2018
      • Dalles Mountain Ranch and Horsethief Butte day use is open without toilet facilities from Oct 16  to March 31.
      Columbia Plateau Trail None   Open   None  
      • North end and 15 miles of south end are open year-round.
      Conconully  10/31/2017 4/1/2018  10/31/2017 4/1/2018  10/31/2017 4/1/2018
      Crawford None   9/1/2017 5/16/2018 None  
      Curlew Lake  10/31/17 4/1/2018  10/31/17 4/1/2018  10/31/17 4/1/2018
      • Snow conditions may influence reopening dates.
      Cutts Island None   Open   None  
      Daroga 10/16/2017 04/01/2018 10/16/2017 04/01/2018 10/16/2017 04/01/2018
      Dash Point Partial   Open   None  
      • Campsites 1-51 are open all winter and have utility and standard sites. All other sites are closed until mid May 2017.
      • The day-use area will have periodic closures during the winter.
      Deception Pass Partial   Partial   Open  
      • Reservations are accepted year round.
      • Quarry Pond is open year round.
      • Cranberry Campground (including Forest Loop) closed on October 31. The Lower Loop reopens March 1, and the Forest Loop reopens April 1.
      • The CCC Interpretive Center is closed October through March, but is available by appointment during winter.
      • Rosario day-use area closed Nov. 1 and reopens March 1.
      • North Beach closed Nov. 1 and reopens March 1.
      • Bowman Bay Campground closed Oct. 1 and reopens April 1.
      Doe Island Open   Open   None  
      Dosewallips Partial   Open   None  
      • Campground is partially open.
      • The water supply at the utility sites may be turned off during freezing weather.
      • The park experiences intermittent river flooding in December and January. During flooding, the day-use area of the park will be closed. For flooding closure information, please call the park at (360) 796-4415.
      • Lake Isabella day use open year round
      Doug's Beach None   Open   None  
      • No restroom facilities are available from Oct.16 to March 31.
      Eagle Island None   Open   None  
      Federation Forest None   11/1/2017 3/31/2018 None  
      • Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
      Fields Spring Open   Open   None  
      • A Sno-Park permit is required in winter.
      Flaming Geyser None   Open   None  
      Fort Casey Open   Partial   Open  
      • Interpretive center is open daily June through August, Friday through Monday in September, weekends in October, and Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
      • The picnic area of the park closes Oct. 1 and reopens May 1.
      Fort Columbia None   Open   None  
      • Vacation houses are available for rent year round.
      Fort Ebey 11/1/2017 3/1/2018 Open   None  
      Fort Flagler  Partial   Open   Open  
      • Vacation houses, retreat centers and lower beach campground are open year round.
      • RV dump station is closed Nov. 1, reopens March 1. 
        RVs can dump at site 93.
      • The museum is closed October through May.
      • Docks are removed end of September, reinstalled in March.
      • Upper campground loop closes Sept. 30, reopens May 1.
      • Limited water facilities Nov. 1 through Feb. 28.
      Fort Simcoe None    10/29/2017 4/01/2018 None  
      Fort Townsend 10/15/2017 5/1/2018 Open   None