Early Winters Campground


Early Winters Campground Sign

This forested campground, along Early Winters Creek, is located near the confluence of Early Winters Creek and the Methow River. There are two trails nearby, within 4 miles of this campground: Cedar Creek Trail 476 and Driveway Butte Trail 481.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground is blocked by snow accumulation in winter months and is usually snowfree in April. For current conditions go to: http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/okawen/alerts-notices
Reservations: First Come First Served
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $8/Night for single unit plus $5 per additional vehicle (2 vehicles per site maximum)
Open Season: April - October (snow)
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: summer
Busiest Season: summer
Restrictions: Maximum stay limit is 14 days. Before fishing, check Washington State Fishing Regulations, as Early Winters Creek is closed to fishing. 
Closest Towns: Mazama, WA
Water: Potable Water (on during summer)
Restroom: Vault Toilet Wheelchair Accessible
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Great views of Goat Wall. Town of Mazama nearby. Campsites on north and south sides of Highway 20. Maximum length is 32 feet. Trash receptacles provided.

General Information


Located on North Cascades National Scenic Highway 20. Drive west from Winthrop on Highway 20 for 16 miles to Early Winters Campground. There are campsites on both the south side of the Highway 20 and on the north side of the Highway 20.

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Camping trailer Some sites length is 32 ft. max
Toilets vault toilets
Picnic tables at each site
Tent camping
Drinking water On during summer months