Taneum Junction Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground has a 15 vehicle and 75 person capacity. This is an improved dispersed camping area suitable for groups or individual camps which serves as a trailhead for single track trails open to both motorized and non-motorized use. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Opens mid May to mid June depending on snow melt and remains open until snow prevents access, usually in mid-November.
Reservations: First come, first served.
Fees $5/Night/vehicle 
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Cle Elum, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of fee payment.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cle Elum Ranger District

General Information


From I-90 Exit 93, Elk Heights/Taneum Creek travel north 1/4 mile to Thorp Prairie Road and turn right. Continue 3.5 miles to East Taneum Road. Turn right, cross over I-90 then turn right on West Taneum Road which becomes Forest Service Road 33. Continue approximately 9.5 miles to the end of the pavement. Turn left, cross the bridge and veer left into the campground. 

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

Group Camping

No. of Sites15 single site(s), 1 20-50 people group site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

Campground Camping

No. of Sites15 single site(s), 1 20-50 people group site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesNone

OHV Riding & Camping

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