Douglas Fir Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This campground is situated in the forest along the North Fork Nooksack River. Tall Douglas Fir, western red cedar, and western hemlock trees provide abundant shade. Guided river rafting and white water kayaking opportunities are available on the river. A day use picnic shelter provides a space for groups to gather and recreate.

A short trail, Horseshoe Bend, #687 is accessible from the campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: You can reserve this campground through the National Recreation Reservation System. This campsite is operated by our concessionaire Hoodoo.
Fees
  • $18-$20/Night for single unit
  • $9/Night for extra vehicle
  • $5-50 day use fee
Open Season: May 9 - Sept. 28
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Glacier, Washington
Water: Hand pump wells
Restroom: vault toilets
Passes:
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access pass.
  • Day use: No passes honored.
Operated By: concessionaire
Information Center: Mt. Baker Ranger District - Glacier Public Service Center

General Information

Directions:

From Glacier, travel 2.5 miles east on Mt. Baker Highway SR542. The campground is located on the west side of the highway, just after crossing the North Fork Nooksack River near mile post 35.


General Notes:

A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite. 18 of the 30 sites are reservable, as is the historic, CCC built day-use picnic shelter. The day-use picnic area requires a $5 fee that is separate from the Recreation Pass.

A launch site for rafts and kayaks is available on the North Fork Nooksack River, under the highway bridge from the campground. Garbage service is available on site. It is 2.5 miles west to the small community of Glacier, WA for groceries, firewood and other conveniences.

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites A historic day-use picnic shelter and 19 tent/trailer sites out of 29 can be reserved.
No. of Accessible sites 9 wheelchair accessible sites

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.902025
  Longitude : 
-121.913303
  Elevation : 
1000 feet