Let’s Go Camping!

It has officially been summer for three days and in Washington, along with many other places, that means camping. Washington is known for raining all the time but as someone who has lived here all her life I have to say that we have really nice summers.

Not too hot, not too cold, and weeks of pure sunshine. In my opinion we have the perfect mild summer that is ideal for camping. So here are some great camping spots here in Washington state.

Nason Creek, Wenatchee National Forest – $22 to $24 a night

Nason Creek is open from June to October and is located approximately 19 miles north of Leavenworth and one mile south of Lake Wenatchee State Park. This campground has 70 standard campsites and 3 double campsites. All sites have picnic tables, fire rings, and grills. The campground has restrooms and water available in common areas.

Cape Disappointment State Park $12 – $50 a night

Cape Disappointment does not live up to the name because you will not be disappointed. This campground have 137 standard campsites 50 full-hookup sites, 18 partial-hookup sites with water and electricity, five primitive hiker/biker campsites first come first served, 14 yurts, three cabins, one dump station, eight restrooms (two ADA) and 14 showers (four ADA). Camping is available here year round.

Dash Point State Park $12 – $50 a night

The park has 114 standard campsites, 27 utility campsites, one dump station, four restrooms and six showers. Also available are several cabins that are fully furnished with a queen-size futon, bunk bed that sleeps three, table with four chairs and small end table. All cabins are heated but bedding is not provided so bring your blankets and pillows. Outside is a picnic table and fire pit with grate. Dash Point State Park is set on the Puget Sound in western Washington and is a popular destination for water recreation. This 461-acre camping park features 3,301 feet of saltwater shoreline.

Salt Creek Recreation Area Camping $22 – $32 a night

There are 92 premium campsites, which include two camp host sites, located on a bluff above the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Approximately 73 of the 92 campsites have a view of the water. The campground is naturally divided into two distinct areas. Campsites # 1 – 49 are in a relatively open area, all with outstanding views of the Strait. Sites # 1 through 39 have water and electrical hook-ups (30 and 50 amp) available. Sites # 50 through 92 are located in a forested area. Campsites # 25 and 73 are the locations for the camp hosts.

Where do you like to go camping where you live? Enjoy your summer adventures!

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