Taneum Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

NOTICE: A Boil Water Order effictive August 21, 2015 is in place for Taneum Campground. All water collected from spigots/hydrants in the campground must be boiled prior to human consumption.

Located along Tanuem Creek near the site of a former CCC camp. The picnic shelter was built by the CCC's. Ponderosa Pine and Douglas Fir shade the area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Opens May 2016
Operational Hours: Memorial Day through Labor Day. 
Reservations: First come, first served.
Fees NOTICE: Effective August 21, 2015 a Boil Water Order is in place for Taneum Campground.  Prices will be 50% of those listed here until the Boil Water Order is recinded.  Single Site: $18 Double Site: $36 Extra Vehicle: $6 (2nd vehicle for single sites, 3rd and 4 vehicles for double sites) will be collected at the campground. Extra vehicle is defined is defined as any vehicle (motorhome, trailer, or passenger vehicle) that is not towed in with the first vehicle. If primary vehicle fills the parking pad, no additional vehicles will be allowed.
Closest Towns: Cle Elum, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Cle Elum Ranger District

General Information


From Ellensburg, WA take I-90 W and then Exit 101, take Thorp Cemetery Rd 13 miles to Forest Road 33 / W Taneum Rd. Continue on Road 33 for about 6 miles.

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites12 single site(s), 1 double site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone