Wish Poosh Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Campground CLOSED 2015 for public safety due to root rot in the Grand Fir in the campground loops. 

Day use are and Boat Ramp will open for 2015 season.

Wish Poosh Campground is situated on Lake Cle Elum, 10 miles north of Cle Elum, WA on Highway 903. This campground is a popular gathering place for families to enjoy water sports, hiking and camping.


The campground also has a paved boat launch and picnic area. Parking for boat trailers is available.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Wish Poosh will be closed for the 2015 camping season in the interest of public safety. A recent hazard tree assessment found that a high percentage of the Grand Fir in the campground are at risk of falling due to root rot. The day use are and boat ramp will be open.
Operational Hours: Campground CLOSED for 2105 camping season.
Reservations: Campground CLOSED for 2015 camping season.
Fees Single Campsite: $20 Double Campsite: $40 Extra vehicle:  $8 (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/day
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Water levels in Lake Cle Elum will vary during the summer as water is drawn to provide irrigation for the lower valleys.                        
  • The number of people allowed on the site is determined by whether it is a single or double site. Single sites allow six people, double sites allow 12 people.
    Closest Towns: Roslyn, WA/Cle Elum, WA
    Water: Potable Water
    Restroom: Flush and Vault Toilets (5)
    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 travel 10 miles northwest on Highway 903. Campground entrance will be on the left.

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