Buck Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Buck Lake Campground Entrance Sign

Small, quiet forested campground. Boat landing, adequate for small crafts. Successful fishing early in the year. Lake stocked. Mountain biking opportunites. Maximum length of site is 25 feet.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For currentĀ campground conditions go to- http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/okawen/alerts-notices
Reservations: First Come First Served
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $8/Night for single unit, $5 per extra vehicle.(2 vehicles per site maximum)
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Best Season: summer
Busiest Season: summer
Restrictions: Trailers 25 ft. max. Check Washington State Fishing Regulations. Maximum stay limit is 14 days.
Closest Towns: Winthrop, WA
Water: No Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1) Wheel chair accessible
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District 24 West Chewuch Road Winthrop WA 98862 509-996-4000

General Information


Snow blocks access roads in winter months.


From Winthrop, Washington drive 8 miles north on West Chewuch Road (county road 1213),  turn left onto Eightmile Creek Road (forest road 5130), then  turn left onto Buck Lake Road (forest  road 5130-100) drive for about 1.5 miles to campground.

General Notes:

No trash receptacles are provided. 

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Boat ramp
Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping