Brown Creek Campground

 

Brown Creek Campground Map.

Brown Creek Campground Map.

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Brown Creek Campground is located along the shore of the South Fork Skokomish River at the confluence with Brown Creek. Evergreen conifers and hardwoods provide lots of shade at this campground. There are 20 campsites in Brown Creek Campground: twelve will accommodate trailers and RVs and eight of the sites are suitable for tents. 

The family friendly Brown Creek Nature Loop Trail #877 can be accessed from within the campground. There are accessible vault toilets and potable water within the main campground during the season. There is one non-accessible vault toilet open year-round near the Brown Creek Interpretive Trailhead which accesses the most accessible part of the trail. The 6 year-round campsites along Forest Road 2430 are near the Interpretive Trailhead.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 9/29/2014: Campground is closed except for sites 1 - 6, which are open year round. One non-accessible vault toilet is available at the Interpretive Trailhead.
Reservations: First come, first served
Fees
  • $14/Night for single unit. (50% reduced fee with Golden Age/Access & Interagency Senior/Access passes.)
  • $5/Extra passenger vehicles (over 2). Boat and recreation trailers are not considered passenger vehicles.
Open Season: Mid-May
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Maximum stay is 14 days. Pets must be leashed. No more than 8 people per campsite. Trailers and RVs 21' max.
Closest Towns: Shelton, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District - Quilcene

General Information

General Notes:

Off-Season: Portions of Brown Creek Campground are open year round. During the off-season potable water is not available.


Directions:

From Shelton, WA take US Highway 101 for 6 miles north. Then turn west onto the Skokomish Valley Road. Follow Skokomish Valley Road for about 5 miles to Forest Service Road 23. Turn right and drive 9.0 miles to Forest Service Road 2353. Turn rightand drive approximately ¾ mile to the South Fork Skokomish River Bridge. Cross the bridge and make a sharp turn to the right onto Forest Service Road 2340. Brown Creek Campground is located ¼ mile beyond this point.


Accessibility:

3 accessible vault toilets are available within campground during the season which is generally mid-May through mid-September.


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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

There are 20 campsites in Brown Creek Campground: twelve will accommodate trailers and RVs and eight of the sites are suitable for tents. The campground has been moved out of the riparian zone and the former campground is a day use area.
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites20 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

RV Camping

See campground camping description.
Hookup - WaterNo
Reservation InfoNot reservable
Hookups - ElectricNo
Dump StationsNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNo
Hookup - SewerNo

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
47.4133
  Longitude : 
-123.31879