Area Status: Closed
This is a reservation only, group campground situated in the forest along the North Fork Nooksack River. The area has two separate group sites. The sites are in a private forested setting is between the Mt. Baker Highway highway and the river. Many Douglas-fir, western red cedar, and western hemlock trees provide abundant shade.
As of 2012 Excelsior Group Campground is under reconstruction but still open for use. Project work is slated to be completed by 2013.
At a Glance
||You can reserve this campground through the National Recreation Reservation System. This campsite is operated by our concessionaire Hoodoo.
- $75 Night - Group Site A
- $100 Night - Group Site B
||Dogs on leash. Quiet time 10pm-6am.
||Potable water, but not for RV fill-ups.
||Mt. Baker Ranger District - Glacier Public Service Center
From Glacier Washington, travel 7 miles east on Mt. Baker Highway SR 542. The campground is located down an access road on the southside of the highway just before milepost 40, and is marked with a brown and yellow National Forest Recreation Site Identification Sign.
There are two large group sites in the campground. Site A will accomodate up to 50 people and has picnic tables with fire pits and a picinic shelter. Site B can accommodate up to 75 persons and has it's own picinic shelter, tables and fire pits. Site B has more privacy, as you must drive through Site A to reach it.
Limited groceries and firewood are available 7 miles west in Glacier, Washington and a little further west in Maple Falls is the last gas station along this route.