Gatton Creek Campground/Picnic Area

 

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Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Gatton Creek Campground is located on the south shore of Quinault Lake next to Gatton Creek, a small rainforest stream. You may access Gatton Creek Trail #888 from this location.

Campsites and the picnic units are located along the shore of Quinault Lake with great views across the water to the forested slopes of Olympic National Park.

There are 5 walk-in campsites that accommodate tents. There are also 3 picnic units. Nearest boat ramps are located at Willaby and Falls Creek Campgrounds.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/28/14 OPEN for the season 
Reservations: First come, first served
Fees
  • Overnight: $20/Night, walk in sites only. 
  • Day Use: No fee
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Aberdeen, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Pacific Ranger District, Quinault office

General Information

Directions:

From Aberdeen, WA travel north on US Highway 101 for 45 miles to the junction of the South Shore Road. Turn right (east) and proceed 2.8 miles on South Shore Road and turn left into the Gatton Creek Campground and Day Use parking area.


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Campground Camping

There are 5 walk-in campsites that accommodate tents. There are also 3 picnic units. Nearest boat ramps are located at Willaby and Falls Creek Campgrounds.

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites5 walk-in site(s) 10 parking spaces for RVs
No. of Accessible sites3 of 18

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
47.47312687
  Longitude : 
-123.8379893
  Elevation : 
200