Brown Creek Campground


Brown Creek Campground Map.

Brown Creek Campground Map.

Area Status: Closed
Accessible campsite at Brown Creek Campground.

Brown Creek Campground is located along the shore of the South Fork Skokomish River at the confluence with Brown Creek. Evergreen conifers and hardwoods provide lots of shade at this campground. There are 20 campsites in Brown Creek Campground: twelve will accommodate trailers and RVs and eight of the sites are suitable for tents. There is one ADA accessible campsite. Six sites at  Brown Creek Campground along forest Road 2430 are open year-round. There is also an accessible vault toilet also open year-round nearby at Brown Creek Trailhead. 

The family friendly Brown Creek Nature Loop Trail #877 can be accessed from within the campground. There are accessible vault toilets and potable water within the main campground during the season.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: First come, first served. Sites 1-6 are open year-round.
Operational Hours: Sites 1-6 are open year-round.  May to September for the main camping area.
Reservations: First come, first served.  Sites 1 - 6 are open.  The main area of the Brown Creek Campground is closed for the season.
  • $14/Night for single unit. (50% reduced fee with Golden Age/Access & Interagency Senior/Access passes.)
  • $5/Extra passenger vehicles (over 2). Boat and recreation trailers are not considered passenger vehicles.
Open Season: Mid-May - September
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Maximum stay is 14 days. Pets must be leashed. No more than 8 people per campsite. Trailers and RVs 21' max.
Closest Towns: Shelton, WA
Water: No Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood Canal Ranger District - Quilcene

General Information

General Notes:

Off-Season: Portions of Brown Creek Campground are open year round. During the off-season potable water is not available.


From Shelton,WA take US Highway 101 for 6 miles north. Then turn west onto the Skokomish Valley Road. Follow Skokomish Valley Road for about 8 miles to the forest boundary. Continue on Forest Road 23 for about another 5 miles to Forest Service Road 2353. Turn right and drive approximately ¾ mile to the South Fork Skokomish River Bridge. Cross the bridge and make a sharp turn to the right onto Forest Service Road 2340. Brown Creek Campground is located ¼ mile beyond this point.


3 accessible vault toilets are available within campground during the season which is generally mid-May through mid-September.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

There are 20 campsites in Brown Creek Campground: twelve will accommodate trailers and RVs and eight of the sites are suitable for tents. The campground has been moved out of the riparian zone and the former campground is a day use area.
No. of Sites 20 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping

See campground camping description.
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

Viewing Wildlife

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  • Recreation Passes