Big Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Big Creek Campground shelter

Campsites will accommodate tents, trailers, and RVs. The 64 camp units are spaced for privacy in a second-growth forested area. Big Creek, a small stream, is adjacent to the campground. Fires in developed campsites only. 

Three covered picnic shelters are available for group–day use only. Hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, swimming, and exceptional scenery can be enjoyed in the area. Lake Cushman and the Staircase entrance to Olympic National Park are nearby with a public boat ramp available in vicinity.

A trailhead within the campground accesses Big Creek Campground Trail #827 - a gentle loop around Big Creek Campground, and Upper Big Creek Loop #827.1 a longer loop trail which also links up to the Mt Ellinor Connector Trail #827.2 north of the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Anticipated opening date May 14, 2021
Operational Hours: The Campground is slated to close 9/28/2020.  Last night for camping is 9/27/2020.
Reservations: First come, first served
  • $20/Night for single unit (50% reduced fee with Golden Age/Access & Interagency Senior/Access passes.)
  • $5/Extra passenger vehicle (over 2). Boat and recreation trailers are not considered passenger vehicles.
Open Season: mid-May
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Maximum stay is 14 days. Pets must be leashed. No more than 8 people per campsite. Trailers and RVs 36' max.
Closest Towns: Hoodsport, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (6)
Passes: Golden Age, Golden Access, Interagency Senior & Interagency Access passes accepted.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District - Quilcene

General Information


From Hoodsport, WA turn west onto State Route 119 (from Highway 101)and drive 9 miles to the junction with Forest Service Road 24. Turn left and travel 100 yards. The entrance to Big Creek Campground is on the right side of the road.

General Notes:

Big Creek campfire area

Big Creek Campfire area

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