Klipchuck Campground

Klipchuck Campground Entrance Sign

This forested campground is located near Early Winters Creek, has majestic trees with a stream and good hiking opportunites nearby. Units combinable to accommodate groups. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For current conditions and water availability, go to: fs.usda.gov/alerts/okawen/alerts-noticesĀ 
Reservations: First come first served
Area Amenities: Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water
Fees: $20/Night for single unit plus $5 per additional vehicle.(2 vehicles maximum per site) 2 tentw or RV and one tent maximum per site.
Open Season: May - end of October
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: summer
Busiest Season: summer
Restrictions: Maximum stay limit is 14 days. Before fishing check Washington State Fishing Regulations, as Early Winters Creek is closed to fishing. 
Closest Towns: Mazama, WA
Water: See link above in Current Conditions
Restroom: Vault Toilet Wheelchair Accessible
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District 24 West Chewuch Road Winthrop, WA 98862 (509) 996-4000

General Information


Located one mile off North Cascades National Scenic Highway 20 on the right side of the highway, nineteen miles northwest of Winthrop.

General Notes:

Trash receptacles provided.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 46 single site(s)
Reservation Info First Come First Served
Fire Information Fire Rings
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

Maximum length of site is 34 feet.

No. of Sites 46 single site(s)
Pavement Type for Parking Native Material
Reservation Info First Come First Served
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Size Restrictions 34 ft. max.
Dump Stations No
Fire Information Fire Rings
Hookups - Electric No
No. of Accessible sites None

Day Hiking

Driveway Butte Trail #481 is nearby, at the entrance to the campground, the beginning of the trail follows an old skid road uphill for the first half mile then becomes more of a trail as it heads up towards a small pass. The trail enters timber then emerges into open meadows below the butte. A recreation pass required on your car for trailhead parking ($5.00 day pass available for purchase at trailhead). 


Camping trailer: Some sites length is 34 feet maximum.
Picnic tables: at each site
Tent camping: Yes
Toilets: vault toilets
Fee charged for some activities: Campground fee
Accessible: wheelchair accessible toilets
Drinking water: on in summer

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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2920 feet