Tinkham Campground

Area Status: Open

This campground is on the south fork of the Snoqualmie River. The site is forested with Douglas-fir, cedar and western hemlock, providing abundant shade. Several trailheads are within a short driving distance.

At a Glance

Reservations: You can reserve this campground through the National Recreation Reservation System
Fees: View Recreation.gov for Fee Information
Open Season: 5/27 - 09/13
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: North Bend, Washington
Water: Hand pump for water
Restroom: vault toilets
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access pass.
  • Day use: No passes honored.
Information Center: Snoqualmie Ranger District - North Bend Office

General Information


From North Bend, travel east on Interstate 90 to exit 42. Turn right across the river and follow Forest Service Road #55 for 1.5 miles.

Campground Map (pdf)

General Notes:

A picnic table and fire ring is available at each campsite. Garbage service is available.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

A nice combination of sun and shade, this campground is in close proximity to the South Fork Snoqualmie River. Within a short drive is access to the Annette Lake and Pratt Lake trailheads. A Recreation Pass is required to park at trailheads on the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Passes are available at Snoqualmie Pass Visitor Center. The visitor Center is located just 5 miles from the campground at Snoqualmie Pass. A wide variety of local recreation information is available at the Visitor Information Center. All picnic tables and some of the fire rings are accessible.

No. of Sites 47 tent or trailer
Reservation Info Reserve online at www.recreation.gov or phone 877.444.6777.
No. of Accessible sites 7

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