Camping Outside the Park

camping outside mt. rainier national park
The National Forests and private campgrounds around Mount Rainier National Park provide a variety of camping and recreation opportunities. Campgrounds are located along highways 12 and 410 in the Mount Baker-SnoqualmieGifford Pinchot, and Wenatchee National Forests. National Forest Campgrounds generally operate Memorial Day through Labor Day with a few remaining open through September. Reservations can be made online or by calling 1 (877) 444-6777 (Recreation.gov). Several privately owned public campgrounds are open year round. Most offer full hook-ups, with showers. Private campgrounds can be found in and around Packwood, Randle, Mineral Lake, Morton, Ashford and at Crystal Mountain. Taking along your four-legged family members?  These campgrounds will welcome your traveling pets.

Willows Campground

CAMPSITES: 16 sites | GROUP SITES: 0 |  RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website  |  Recreation.gov LOCATION: Highway 12 to milep...

Windy Point Campground

CAMPSITES: 15 sites | GROUP SITES: 0 |  RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website  |  Recreation.gov LOCATION: Highway 12 to milep...

Little Naches Campground

CAMPSITES: 18 sites, 3 double sites | GROUP SITES: 0 |  RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website  |  Recreation.gov LOCATION: Hig...

Soda Springs Campground

CAMPSITES: 26 sites | GROUP SITES: 0 |  RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website  |  Recreation.gov LOCATION: Highway 410 to mile...

Halfway Flat Campground

CAMPSITES: 8 sites, 3 double sites | GROUP SITES: 0 |  RESERVATIONS: No reservations WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website LOCATION: Highwa...

Kaner Flat Campground

CAMPSITES: 43 sites, 6 double sites | GROUP SITES: 0 |  RESERVATIONS: No reservations WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website LOCATION: Highw...

Crow Creek Campground

CAMPSITES: 15 sites | GROUP SITES: 0 |  RESERVATIONS: No reservations WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website LOCATION: Take Highway 410 to F...

Leech Lake Campground

CAMPSITES: 16 sites | GROUP SITES: 0 |  RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCATION: Access campground fr...

Henley’s Silver Lake Resort

The resort offers six rustic fishing cabins with bathrooms and kitchenettes and 26 RV sites and tent sites available. Great for group events or family reunions. Reserve the whole resort for your special event...

Cottonwood Campground

CAMPSITES: 16 standard and 3 tent-only sites | GROUP SITES: 0 |  RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCAT...

Cougar Flat Campground

CAMPSITES: 8 standard sites, and 4 walk-in, tent only sites. | GROUP SITES: 0 |  RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreati...

Enumclaw RV Campground

Located at the Enumclaw Expo Center, with easy access to SR 410, this campground offers 28 year-round paved sites with access to electrical and water hook-ups . Open year-round.

Crystal Mountain Campsites

Six miles from the entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park, find RV and tent camping sites at Crystal Mountain’s “B” lot. 40 electrical RV hookups and many more non-hookup locations are...

Mounthaven Resort Campsites

Located on the perimeter of the property, our RV sites are shaded by large cedars with forest or creek as a boundary. Full hookups with water, sewer and power are available

Gateway Inn

Here at Gateway Inn, you can sit before a crackling fire in your rustic log cabin. Some cabins are furnished with bathrooms/shower, TV, refrigerator, and bedding.

The Dalles Campground

CAMPSITES: 45 | GROUP SITES: 1 |  RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCATION:  Located 26 miles east of ...

Silver Springs Campground

CAMPSITES: 55 | GROUP SITES: 1 | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE:  US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCATION:  Located 32 miles east of E...

Sawmill Flat Campground

CAMPSITES: 23 | GROUP SITES: 0 | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov Page LOCATION:  Highway 410 to milepos...

Pleasant Valley Campground

CAMPSITES: 16 | GROUP SITES: 0  | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCATION:  Highway 410 to milepost 8...

Lodgepole Campground

CAMPSITES: 34 | GROUP SITES: 0 | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCATION:  Highway 410 to milepost 75.8 ...

La Wis Wis Campground

CAMPSITES: 115 | GROUP SITES: 25 double sites | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US. Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCATION:  From Packw...

Indian Creek Campground

CAMPSITES: 39 | GROUP SITES: 0 | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCATION:  8 miles East of White Pass...

Hells Crossing Campground

CAMPSITES: 16 | GROUP SITES: 2 double sites | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website| Recreation.gov LOCATION:  From Naches, W...

Hause Creek Campground

CAMPSITES: 42 | GROUP SITES: 0 | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCATION: On US Highway 12 at milepos...

Dog Lake Campground

CAMPSITES: 8 | GROUP SITES: 0 | RESERVATIONS: no WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website LOCATION:  2 miles east of White Pass, near White Pa...

Clear Lake (South) Campground

CAMPSITES: 29 | GROUP SITES: 2 double sites | RESERVATIONS: no WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website LOCATION:  7 mile east of White Pass, US ...

Clear Lake (North) Campground

CAMPSITES: 33 | GROUP SITES: 3 double sites | RESERVATIONS: no WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website LOCATION:  Hwy 12 to Upper Tieton-Forest S...

Cedar Springs Campground

CAMPSITES: 14 | GROUP SITES: 2 | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCATION:  Highway 410 to milepost 88...

Bumping Lake Campground

CAMPSITES: 45 | GROUP SITES: 0 | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Website | Recreation.gov LOCATION:  East of Chinook Pass summi...

Big Creek Campground

CAMPSITES: 29 | GROUP SITES: 3 double sites | RESERVATIONS WEBSITE: US Forest Service Page | Recreation.gov LOCATION: Just east of Ashf...

Alder Lake Park Campground

The 161-acre Alder Lake Park, owned and operated by Tacoma Power’s Nisqually River Project, offers options for everyone from traditional tent campers to those who want more of the comforts...
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