Cle Elum River Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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

Current Conditions: CLOSED  Campground will open for the 2022 season in mid-May
Operational Hours: CLOSED
Campground will open for the 2022 season in mid-May
Reservations: Single/double sites are first come-first served. 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, Cle Elum
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-Rocky Mountain Recreation Company

General Information


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

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Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water