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Mystery Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Mystery Campground Entrance Sign

This small, quiet, forested campground is located along the Twisp River about 12.5 miles west of Twisp.  Enjoy hiking on nearby trails, bicycling on quiet forest roads or mountain biking on nearby Twisp River Trail.  

Mystery Campground Entrance Sign Mystery Campground Camping Site Mystery Campground Campsite2

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For current road, trail or campground conditions go to: http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/okawen/alerts-notices
Reservations: First Come First Served
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $8/Night for single unit plus $5 per additional vehicle.
Open Season: April
Usage: Medium
Best Season: May-August
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Maximum stay limited to 14 days.
Closest Towns: Twisp, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet Wheelchair Accessible.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Methow Valley Ranger District  (509) 996-4000

General Information


From Twisp, Washington turn west off State Highway 20 onto paved Twisp River Road (county road #9114) which, at 12 miles, turns into forest road #44, and then at 6 more miles, road turns into gravel forest road #4440, road forks, stay to the left, drive 0.20 mile to Mystery Campground on the left before bridge crossing (18.5 total miles northwest of Twisp).

General Notes:

No trash receptacles are provided. 

Recreation Map

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River and Stream Fishing

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Picnic tables At each campsite
Toilets Vault toilets are wheelchair accessible.
Tent camping Available
Camping trailer Maximum length of campsite is 30 feet.