Taneum Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open


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: Walk in only due to high water at the ford. Sites are 50 to 100 yards from parking.
Operational Hours: Memorial Day through Labor Day. 
Reservations: First come, first served.
Fees Fees: 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