Mitchell Creek Campground

Area Status: Open

This boat-in campground offers a picnic shelter and a dock with a 17 boat capacity. There are seven campsites (7 tables, and fire rings) available and two toilets.

Lake Chelan Boat-in and Drive-to Campground Guide and Map

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Click here
Reservations: Chelan District camping areas are all first come first serve.
Fees: A Federal Dock Site Boat Permit is required from May 1 – October 31 for use of all National Forest and Park Service docks on Lake Chelan.  Permits must be pre-purchased before docking. Purchase a $10 Day Permit or $75 Season Pass from one of the vendors around the Lake Chelan Valley. Click here for a list of vendors and more information about dock permits.
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Manson and Chelan, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Chelan, travel south on Highway 97A for 3 miles. Turn right onto Southshore Road and go approximately 17 miles to Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park. From the Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park boat launch, boat approximately 4 miles downlake. Mitchell Creek Campground is on the north shore.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

These sites are tent-only.

No. of Sites 7 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
Fire Information Current Restrictions- Learn what restrictions are currently in place

Please contact ranger districts directly for more information, and please, observe all burning and campfire restrictions.


Boating - Motorized

Fees: $10 Daily Dock Permit, $75 Annual Dock Pass
Permit required?: Y

Boating - Non-Motorized