Big Meadow Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This campground is equipped with tent/trailer sites, interpretive trails, boat launch, and a nice fishing dock. Some campsites are private and some with a lake view. This campground is good for wildlife viewing especially around the lake. Nearby is the Hess Homestead Cabin which is day use only, first come first serve. 


  • 17 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, and tent pads
  • No drinking water
  • Toilets
  • No garbage disposal - Please pack it out

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Reduced services between Labor Day and Memorial Day. South End Closed.
Reservations: First come, first served
Fees No
Open Season: Spring Weather Permitting - Fall
Usage: Medium
  • 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
  • No lead weights in lake
Closest Towns: Ione, WA
Operated By: Forest Service

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  • All campsites are a short walk to the lake.

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  • Township 7 North, Range 42 East, Section 7

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No. of Sites16 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites0


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