Troublesome Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Troublesome Creek Campground offers 25 sites nestled in a mixed conifer forest on the banks of the scenic North Fork Skykomish River and its tributary, Troublesome Creek. Water is abundant in this area, offering visitors easy access to fishing, kayaking, and swimming. There is also a mile long nature trail that follows the creek. Guests will be lulled to sleep by its subtle, but ever-present gurgle. This campground is ideal for escaping the hustle of everyday life to enjoy time with friends and family. Countless recreation opportunities await visitors with easy access to the Wild Sky and Henry M Jackson Wilderness areas.

At a Glance

Reservations: You can reserve this campground through the National Recreation Reservation System on a first come basis. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
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Open Season: 07/02 - 09/19
Closest Towns: Skykomish, Washington
Water: Drinking 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: Northwest Forest Pass or Interagency Pass
Information Center: Skykomish Ranger District

General Information


Drive US Highway 2 to just west of milepost 50. Turn north on Beckler River Road (Forest Service Road 65) toward Beckler River Campground. Stay on Forest Service Road 65 for 15 miles to the junction with North Fork Skykomish (Forest Service Road 63). Continue straight on the paved road for .7 miles. San Juan Campground will be on your left. Continue past for another 2 miles to Troublesome Creek Campground.

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