Falls Creek Campground/Day Use Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Family enjoying the end of summer at Falls Creek Campground.

Falls Creek Campground is located on the south shore of Quinault Lake next to Falls Creek, a crystal clear stream, in the temperate rainforest. A beautiful stand of conifers within the campground provide a dense overstory. A lush understory of rainforest plants provide a scenic setting for a relaxing camp. The forested slopes of the Olympic National Park provide a scenic backdrop across Quinault Lake. Access to the Quinault National Recreation Trail System from the campground. A short walk along the lake shore brings you to Quinault Lodge

There are 21 campsites that accommodate tents, trailers and RV’s. There are also 10 walk-in sites for tent camping. Accessible campsites are available. 

A day use area within the campground provides a picnic shelter with 4 tables. There also four individual day use sites on the lake that provide picnic tables. Two ADA accessible parking spaces available in the day use parking area. The flush toilet is in the campground and is accessible.

Falls Creek campground site number 25 Large trees in Falls Creek Campground Falls Creek Campground site 30 Falls Creek campground, path to day use area Falls Creek Campground entrance sign.jpg

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground closed early due to lake flooding.   
Reservations: Reservations available online at Recreation.gov.
Fees Camping:
  • $25/night per vehicle unit
  • $25/night per walk-in unit
  • $7/extra per vehicle
Day use: free
Usage: Heavy
  • Trailers and RVs 16' max.
Closest Towns: Aberdeen, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet (1)
Passes: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Pacific Ranger District, Quinault office

General Information


From Aberdeen, WA drive Highway 101 north 41 miles to Quinault Lake South Shore Road (66 miles south of Forks.) Turn onto South Shore Road. Falls Creek Campground is about three miles from 101, on the Quinault Lake South Shore Road, just beyond the Pacific Ranger District, Quinault Office.

Note: The turn off the South Shore Road into the campground is a very sharp left turn.

General Notes:

Falls Creek Campground Sign & Day Use Area

Falls Creek Campground entrance sign.jpg Falls Creek day use area near Quinault Lake. 


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