West of the Cascades – that’s where we’re looking! Whether it’s the middle of summer or things have started to get a bit chilly, there are some great RV locations in Western Washington and the Puget Sound. If you’re from this area, or thinking of heading west of the mountains, there are some awesome spots awaiting you. Grab one of our fully loaded and stocked RVs in Portland or Seattle and head out to one of these amazing Western Washington RV Parks!
Lake Pleasant RV Park. Located at 24025 Bothell Everett Hwy. in Bothell, Washington, right along the Sammamish River is a fantastic Lake Pleasant RV Park. It’s close to modern conveniences such as wine tasting in the Woodinville Valley, beer tasting in Bothell, paddling on the river, or enjoying some of the great on-site amenities. The facilities feature a recreational room, nature trails, fishing in the river, a playground, outdoor games, water activities on Lake Pleasant, and a putting green. This is primarily an RV park as they do not allow individual tents. Pets are welcome, but they do have restrictions on freedom and size. “Clean facilities, nice owners and dog friendly parks make this the perfect spot for RV life”.
Port Ludlow RV Park. Located at 44 Breaker Lane in Port Ludlow just across the Puget Sound from the Seattle region, and within walking distance of the Snug Harbor Café on discovery Bay, is the port Ludlow RV Park. Rates change throughout the year depending on the time, and they feature 39 units, a dump station, restrooms, and trail access. Pets and tent camping is allowed, and they feature full hookups, Wi-Fi at overnight sites, restrooms, and showers. They also offer military discounts. “The park is quiet, clean and the manager even brought us free firewood. The staff and the store were all within walking distance.”
Glen Ayr Hood Canal Resort. This RV park is a little bit pricier, but many visitors say it’s well worth the extra cost. It’s located at 25381 N. US Highway 101 in Hoodsport, Washington across the Puget Sound from Seattle. Nestled right along the Hood Canal, Glen Ayr also features cabins and package deals. Close by is the Lucky Dog Casino, the Olympic National Park, and fishing and trails along Lake Cushman.
Summertide Resort & RV Park. This resort and RV park is nestled at 15781 NE. North Shore Rd. in Tahuya Washington. Never heard of Tahuya? It’s located around the bend of the Hood Canal just south of Sunbeach and Dewatto, about two hours from downtown Seattle. Each RV site in this private campground features full hookups including water, power, septic, cable and garbage.The neat thing about this RV park is that it is located next to five golf courses with many hiking trails and public forest parks in the area. Many guests come and stay for a couple of weeks enjoying the crabbing season, and they even have crab pots that can be rented. They sell fishing and shellfish licenses right there at the resort and offer a small grocery store including beer and wine. This RV park actually gets the highest scores of any RV park on the review site, Yelp. “Clean, comfortable and unpretentious, and wow what a beautiful location!”
Blue Sky RV Park. Probably the farthest east you’ll go and still be in western Washington is the Blue Sky RV Park located at 9002 302nd Ave. SE. in Issaquah. This RV park is operated year-round and even features a sister park close by in North Bend. The RV park features large, paved sites, full hookups, pull-throughs, cable TV and high-speed Internet, restrooms and showers, coined laundry, a clubhouse, playgrounds, and a covered picnic gazebo. The rates are fairly reasonable at just $40 per night with weekly and monthly discounts as well. This RV park received a solid 4 stars across the board from every reviewer.
Salt Creek and Elwha Dam RV Park. These are actually two different parks, but they both are close by and both receive excellent ratings. The Salt Creek recreation area is located at 3506 Camp Hayden Rd. Make reservations by calling 360-928-3441. It’s located just west of Port Angeles, Washington, and is right on the ocean (Straits of Juan De Fuca). The Elwha Dam RV Park is located at 47 Lower Dam Rd. about 5 miles from Salt Creek. Both have claimed excellent locations, beautiful views, lots of RV parking spots and great owners. Both have grassy areas and playgrounds. If you’re looking to get away on the Olympic Peninsula, either of these two RV parks make excellent options year-round and are just less than 25 miles from Port Angeles.