A nice combination of sun and shade, this campground offers exploration of the North Fork of the Skykomish river when you're not sitting by the campfire roasting marshmallows.
At a Glance
The Index-Galena road which accesses San Juan and Troublesome Creek Campgrounds will not be open to the public this summer due to the excessive road damage from November floods. This closes the campground for the season.
First come basis.
Camping: $16 - 18/night for single site
Extra vehicle: $8/night
Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access pass.
Drive US Highway 2 to just west of milepost 50. Turn north on Beckler Road (Forest Service Road 65) toward Beckler River Campground. Stay on Forest Service Road 65 for 15 miles to its junction with North Fork Skykomish (Forest Service Road 63). Continue for 2 miles heading west on Forest Service Road 63 and the campground will be on the left side of road.
A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite. There is also a day-use picnic area There is no water on site, it is a dry campground. Water can be obtained from the river but needs to be filtered or treated.
It is 25 miles to the town of Skykomish where gas and groceries are available