Coho Campground


Layout of Coho campground showing sites and facilities.

Coho Campground Map. Also shows the vicinity of the Working Forest Interpretive Trail and Coho Day Use/Picnic Area which includes a boat launch.

Wynoochee Lakeshore Trail #878 is also accessible from the campground.

Area Status: Closed
Wynoochee Lake.

Coho Campground is located on the west shore of Wynoochee Lake. Evergreen conifers and hardwoods provide a beautiful wooded setting.

For general lake info call 1- (888) 502-8690. 

Campsites: There are 46 campsites that will accommodate tents, trailers, and RVs. There are also 8 walk-in tent camp units and one walk-in group site that will accomodate 12 persons.

Yurt and Coho Campground. Yurts: Three yurts are available for reservation with each accommodating a maximum of six people and two vehicles. Yurt sites #57 and #58 do not allow additional tents, trailers, or RV camping. Yurt site #50 will accommodate an additional tent, trailer, or RV. The yurts are non-smoking units.

The structures, 16-feet in diameter, are permanent tents made of vinyl canvas stretched over a wooden lattice.  Each is built on an elevated platform with a deck that overlooks the lake and equipped with heat, electric lights, a futon couch, a bunk bed, a table and chairs.  Picnic tables and fire rings are located outside. Campers must supply their own bedding (beds are twin, full, and queen sizes) and cooking supplies. 

Recreation: Working Forest Interpretive Trail and Coho Day Use/Picnic Area are within the campground.

Questions about Coho Campground? Please email 

Alert! There are no commercial services available at Wynoochee Lake or Coho Campground. Motorists should have sufficient fuel for the return trip.

At a Glance

  • Online at
  • Phone: (877) 444-6777
  • The Coho Campground is closed for the season.
  • $41/Night for single unit, drive-in site
  • $55/Night group site (# 2 & #40), drive-in site
  • $33/Night for single unit, walk-in site
  • $50/Night for group unit, walk-in site
  • YURT: $90.00 per night
  • $5/Extra vehicle (over 2). Boat and recreation trailers are not considered passenger vehicles.
  • Boat Launch: $5/day 
****Rates do not reflect discounts, taxes, or incremental charges.
Open Season: Mid-May - October
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: No more than 8 people per campsite. Maximum 12 people in group site. Maximum stay is 14 days. Pets must be leashed. Trailers and RVs 36' max.
Closest Towns: Montesano, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet (4)
  • Camping fee: 50% discount for single site camping (except yurts) with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age, or Golden Access. 
  • Boat Launch fee: No passes honored.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District- Quilcene

General Information


From Montesano, WA head north on the Wynoochee Valley Road (1 mile west of Montesano off Route 12). Drive 35 miles on the Wynoochee Valley Road (Forest Service Road 22) to a major intersection. Turn left to stay on Forest Service Road 22. Drive a short distance and turn right on Forest Service Road 2294. Drive about one mile to campground.

From Olympia, WA travel north on Highway 101 towards Shelton, WA for about 19 miles. Take the exit towards Matlock and travel approximately 15 miles on Dayton-Matlock Road. From Matlock, continue straight at the junction onto the Matlock-Deckerville Road, which turns into the Boundary Road. Drive 8.8 miles, make a right turn onto Cougar-Smith Road and drive about 5.5 miles to Forest Service Road #22. Turn right on Forest Service Road #22 and drive 15 miles on Forest Service Road #22 to a major intersection. Turn left, stay on Forest Road 22, drive a short distance and turn right on Forest Service Road 2294. Drive about one mile to Coho Campground.

General Notes:

Point of Interest Map and Guide for Coho campground vicinity:

Southern Wynoochee Trail #878 Map and Information. Click for larger version./Wynoochee Points of interest near Coho campground. Click for a larger view.


Yurt ramps & doors:

Yurt at Coho Campground in winter. Each yurt has a ramp for easier access.  Yurt an Coho Campground.

Bathrooms & boat launch:

Campsite bathrooms at Coho Campground  Boat launch at Coho Campground

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:

There are 46 campsites that will accommodate tents, trailers, and RVs. There are also 10 walk-in tent camp units. One walk-in site will serve a group of 12 persons. There is a public telephone located at the entrance to the Tacoma Power day use area. There are no trailer hookups. The RV waste dump station is just outside of the campground on FS Road 2294. No commercial services

No. of Sites 55 single site(s) 1 (walk-in) group site
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

Recreation areas with activity RV Camping:

See campground camping description.

Pavement Type for Parking No
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations Yes
Hookups - Electric No

Lake and Pond Fishing

Recreation areas with activity Lake and Pond Fishing: Fishing in Wynoochee Lake.

Interpretive Areas

Recreation areas with activity Interpretive Areas:


Recreation areas with activity Picnicking:

Boating - Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Motorized:

Boating in Wynoochee lake.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Non-Motorized: Boating in in Wynoochee Lake.


Recreation areas with activity Swimming: Swimming facilities near the dam.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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