Swauk Campground

Area Status: Closed
Swauk Campground shelter

A beautiful campground nestled in a grove of large Ponderosa Pine and western Larch trees. The campground offers 19 single campsites, 2 double campsites, and a picnic shelter. 



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At a Glance

Operational Hours: Off Season, No Services
Reservations: All sites are first come/first served.
Fees: Single Campsite: $20 Double Campsite: $26 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: Memorial Day - Mid-September
Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Cle Elum, Ellensburg, Leavenworth
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: 50% discount for camping in single sites with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access. Discount does not apply to double or group sites.
Operated By: Concessionaire - ExplorUS

General Information


From Cle Elum, WA travel east on Highway 970/97 for approximately 26 miles. Campground is on the right.

33400 State Route 97, Cle Elum WA

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 19 single site(s), 2 double site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

No. of Sites 19 single site(s), 2 double site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
Pavement Type for Parking Native Material
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No
No. of Accessible sites None

Day Hiking


This campground offers 22 picnic sites.

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