Swan Lake Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

Some campsites in this campground are private and most have a view of the lake. It is also the site of the historic Swan Lake Kitchen.


  • 21 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits
  • 4 walk in campsites with picnic tables and fire pits
  • 1 day use area with a sandy beach
  • 2 swimming docks
  • Fishing dock
  • Boat launch
  • Drinking water
  • Vault toilets
  • Garbage disposal

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Swan Lake and southwestern Kettle Crest Closure
Reservations: First come, first served
  • $10 for campsite
  • $2 for extra vehicle
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Heavy
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: 14 miles from Republic, WA
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Republic, WA:  Head south on N Clark Ave toward E 6th St for 0.6 miles.  Turn right onto WA-21 S/S Clark Ave continue to follow WA-21 S 6.8 miles.  Turn right onto NF-53 for 7.3 miles.  Slight left at Old Scatter Creek Rd for 0.2 miles.  Destination will be on the right.

Google map directions from Repuclic, WA

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  • This campground is divided into 2 loops.
  • Lower loop accesses the 4 walk-in sites, and 9 back-in campsites.  These sites have shorter, smaller parking spurs, and tend to be more sloped camping areas, but are closer to the lake.
  • Upper 12 campsites are generally larger and flatter spaces, with all but 3 having pull-through spurs for larger vehicles and trailer combinations (up to 31 feet).
Reservation Info0
No. of Sites25 single site(s), 6 double site(s), 1 20-50 people group site(s)
No. of Accessible sites0


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3,700 feet