Willaby Campground/Day Use Area


Willaby Campground and Day Use Area Map.

Willaby Campground and Day Use Area Map.

Area Status: Closed
Willaby campsite on shore of Quinault Lake.

Willaby Campground is located on the south shore of Lake Quinault in the beautiful temperate rainforest. Sitka spruce, Douglas-fir, western hemlock and western red cedar provide dense shade for this beautiful setting. The forested slopes of the Olympic National Park provide a scenic backdrop across the Quinault Lake.

There are 19 campsites that accommodate tents, trailers and RV’s and 2 walk-in tent sites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for public safety (hazard trees/ root disease)
Reservable at recreation.gov.
Reservations: This is a reservation first campground. Please make reservations at www.recreation.gov
  • *Walk-in sites are available only if sites are not already reserved. 
  • $25/Night for single unit
  • $5/Extra vehicle
Open Season: April - Oct. - Nov.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Trailers and RVs 16' max.
Closest Towns: Aberdeen, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet (2)
Passes: 50% discount for single site camping with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Pacific Ranger District, Quinault office (360) 288 2525

General Information


From Aberdeen, WA travel 40 miles north on Highway 101 to South Shore Road. Take South Shore road 1.5 miles to Willaby Campground. Entrance to campground is from the Quinault Lake South Shore Road just beyond the Quinault Rain Forest Nature Trail.


Willaby campground has four campsites that are accessible.

Entrance to Quinault Rainforest Nature Trail Loop can be accessed from just across from the campground on South Shore Road. The first 850 feet is barrier-free and accessible to individuals in wheelchairs.

Entrance to Rain Forest Nature Trail from parking area.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

RV Camping

Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery

Interpretive Areas


Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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