Black Pine Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Sign at Black Pine Lake Campground

Majestic landscape views. Boat launch, fishing, two floating docks. Interpretive accessible trail. Wildlife viewing. Picnic area for up to 12 people. Maximum length of site is 30 feet. Trash receptacles provided. Camp Hosts on site during the summer months.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For current conditions go to:
Reservations: First Come First Served
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $12/Night for single unit plus $5 per additional vehicle.
Open Season: April - October
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: August
Busiest Season: August
Restrictions: Maximum stay limit is 14 days.
Closest Towns: 18 miles to Twisp, WA.
Water: Potable Water-on
Restroom: Vault Toilet Wheelchair Accessible
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District 24 West Chewuch Road, Winthrop, WA 98862 509-996-4000

General Information


Best route to campground is from Twisp River Road (County Road #9114). Turn west off State Highway 20 onto paved Okanogan County road #9114 (Twisp River Road), at ten miles turn left, to Okanogan County road #1090, crossing Twisp River on Buttermilk bridge, after bridge crossing stay left, and continue up Buttermilk Creek (Forest Road) #43 for 8 miles to the campground.  This is currently the best access route to the campground as  the Libby Creek route is closed due to a road wash-out and Poorman Creek route is very, very narrow, not recommended for trailers. 

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Picnic tables are available at this site for day use.

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Boat ramp Gravel
Camping trailer Self contained no hookups
Toilets 3 Vault the rest are pit toilets.
Picnic tables At each site and the day use area
Tent camping Located by the lake near the Interpretative trail.
Interpretive Site Various signs along the trail describing the area
Drinking water On