Cle Elum River Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located at the head of Lake Cle Elum along the Cle Elum River, this campground offers 23 trailer/tent sites and a reservable group site with a capacity of 100 people.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water now available available.
Operational Hours: Late May - Mid September
Reservations: Single / double sites are first come/first serve. Group site is available by reservation only. Call 1-877-444-6777 or on-line at
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees As of May 06, 2016 fees are 50% of that shown below due to failure of the well; potable water is not available at Cle Elum River Campground.  Single site: $18 Double Site:$36 Group Site $110 Extra vehicle fee: $7 (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. Day use: $8/vehicle or group per day, Monday through Thursday.
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Cle Elum, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Passes: 50% discount for single site camping, or day use fee, 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 Cle Elum, WA go north on Salmon la Sac Road / Highway 903 for 15 miles.

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Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Drinking water August 5, 2015 - The well has failed. Drinking water is no longer available in the Campground.
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