Ballard Campground

Area Status: Unreachable
  
 

Sign for Ballard Campground

This forested campground is located along the West Fork Methow River gives access to nearby hiking trails: Robinson Creek Trail 478 and Lost River/Monument Creek Trail 484 entering the Pasayten Wilderness and the West Fork Methow Trail 480.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For current conditions go to: http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/okawen/alerts-notices 1/9/15 - Access blocked by winter snow accumulation.
Reservations: First Come First Served
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $8/Night for single unit plus $5 per extra vehicle. (2 vehicles per site maximum)
Open Season: May - Nov.
Usage: Light
Best Season: summer
Busiest Season: summer
Restrictions: Trailers 28 ft. max. Maximum stay limit is 14 days.
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: No drinking water
Restroom: Vault Toilet Wheelchair Accessible
Passes: $5 day/vehicle pass can be purchased at the trailheads or Annual Northwest Forest Pass, or it's equivalent (Golden Age, Golden Access, America the Beautiful Pass) required for parking at nearby Robinson Creek trailhead. 
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District 24 West Chewuch Road Winthrop, WA 98862 (509) 996-4000.  

General Information

Directions:

From Winthrop, Washington drive 15 miles west on Highway 20, turn right onto Lost River Road, drive 7.5 miles on pavement and continue another 1.5 miles on gravel forest road 5400 to Ballard Campground on left side of road. 


General Notes:

No trash receptacles provided.


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Amenities

Camping trailer Maximum length of campsite is 28 feet.
Toilets vault toilets
Picnic tables at each site
Tent camping sites available