Cle Elum River Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located at the head of Lake Cle Elum along the Cle Elum River, this campground offers 14 trailer/tent sites and a reservable group site with a capacity of 100 people.

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At a Glance

Reservations: Single / double sites are first come/first serve. Group site is available by reservation only. Call 1-877-444-6777; TDD 877-833-6777; International 518-885-3639, or on-line at
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Single site: $18 Double Site:$36 Group Site $115 Extra vehicle fee: $6 (2nd vehicle for single sites, 3rd and 4 vehicles for double sites) will be collected at the campground. Extra vehicle is defined as any vehicle (motorhome, trailer, or passenger vehicle) that is not towed in with the first vehicle. If primary vehicle fills the parking pad, no additional vehicles will be allowed. 
Open Season: mid-May - mid-September
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Ronald, Roslyn and Cle Elum, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Passes: 50% discount for camping in single site or day use fee, with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access. 50% discount does not appy to double group site. 
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Cle Elum Ranger District

General Information


From Cle Elum, WA go north on Highway 903/Salmon la Sac Road for 15 miles.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites9 single site(s), 5 double site(s), 1  group site for up to 100 persons
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesNone

RV Camping

Hookup - SewerNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Pavement Type for ParkingNative Material
Dump StationsNo
No. of Sites9 single site(s), 5 double site(s), 1 group site for up to 100 persons
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesNone
Hookup - WaterNo

Group Camping

Hookups - ElectricNone
No. of Sites1 group site for up to 100 persons
Reservation InfoThe group site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Tent camping
Camping trailer