Domke Falls Campground


Domke Falls Boat in Campground

This boat-in campground offers a floating dock with a six boat capacity. Accessible year-round. There are four tent sites, three fire rings, four tables, and one toilet available. These sites are located right on the shore of Lake Chelan, with a short trail to view Domke Falls.

There is no access to Domke Lake, Domke Lake National Recreation Trail #1280 nor Domke Mountain Lookout Trail #1280.1 from Domke Falls.

At a Glance

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 $5 Day Permit or $40 Seasons Pass at the Chelan Ranger District, or Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Headquarters Offices (open Monday – Friday  from 7:45 am – 4:30 pm); or from one of many Chelan and Manson Area vendors.  To order by phone, call the Chelan Ranger District @ 509-682-4900 and pay via credit card during business hours.  Permits may also be purchased at Stehekin.
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Chelan, WA
Water: No, site is adjacent to Lake Chelan
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Chelan Ranger District (509)682-4900

General Information


From Chelan, travel south on Highway 97 Alternate 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 18 miles uplake. Domke Falls Campground is on the south shore.

Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park is a popular boat launch for accessing many up lake recreation sites via personal boat. Please check their website for amenities, fees, and schedule:

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

These sites are tent-only.
No. of Sites4 single site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesNone

Water Activities

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