Seal Rock Campground


Seal Rock Campground Map.

Seal Rock Campground and Interpretive Trail Map.

Area Status: Closed
Two people and a dog along the shore at Seal Rock Campground in the morning light.

This popular campground with its beautiful views of Hood Canal and the mountains to the southeast is located directly on Hood Canal. Seal Rock Campground is one of the few national forest campgrounds located on salt water with harvestable oysters for public use.

41 tent/RV sites are spaced among the trees with several along the waterfront. There are 3 paved accessible units and facilities that accommodate wheelchairs. The lengths of sites vary, with those along Hood Canal capable of handling the larger motorhomes and trailers. There are no hookups. 

Fresh piped water, flush toilets and electricity in the restrooms, tables and fire pits at each site. Garbage cans spaced throughout campground.

There is also a day use area within the campground that offers two accessible interpretive trails.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: First come, first served.
Operational Hours: May to September
Reservations: First come, first served. Seal Rock Campground is closed for the season.
Fees: $18/Night for single unit $5/Extra vehicle
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: 8 person maximum capacity per campsite. Camping is limited to 14 days. Trailers and RVs 21' max. Obey all shellfish regulations.
Closest Towns: Quilcene, WA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: FlushToilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District, Quilcene Office

General Information


From Brinnon, WA travel north on US Highway 101 for 2 miles.

This popular campground is located directly on Hood Canal. The roads are paved, as well as the accessible sites.


There are 3 paved accessible units and facilities that accommodate wheelchairs. There is also an accessible viewpoint and two accessible interpretive trails.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



Recreation areas with activity Beachcombing:

Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
No. of Sites 41 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites 3 of 41

RV Camping

Recreation areas with activity RV Camping:
Reservation Info Not reservable
Pavement Type for Parking No
Hookup - Water No
Hookup - Sewer No
Dump Stations No
Hookups - Electric No

Salt Water Fishing

Recreation areas with activity Salt Water Fishing: Fishing activities for all ages are many and varied. Available activities also include: Oyster gathering (in season),clamming, crabbing, and shrimping.

Viewing Wildlife

Recreation areas with activity Viewing Wildlife:

Viewing Scenery

Recreation areas with activity Viewing Scenery:


Recreation areas with activity Picnicking:

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Non-Motorized: Carry-in boats, such as canoes and kayaks could be launched from the north landing.

Scuba Diving

Recreation areas with activity Scuba Diving :


Recreation areas with activity Swimming:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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