Big Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed


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.

Click here to view a map of the campground. 

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: First come, first serve. The Big Creek Campground will close for the season on 18 September 2023.
Operational Hours: May to September
Reservations: First come, first served.  The Big Creek Campground is closed for the season.
  • $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 - 18 September 2023
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

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Campsites will accommodate tents, trailers, and RVs. Camp units are spaced for privacy in a second-growth forested area. Big Creek—a small stream—is adjacent to the campground.

No. of Sites 53 single site(s) 12 tent only sites
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

Reservation Info Not reservable
Pavement Type for Parking No
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No

River and Stream Fishing


General Info:

General Notes

Big Creek campfire area

Big Creek Campfire area


Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  • Recreation Passes