As Washington lifts restrictions and opens up from lockdown, we are excited to see access to State Parks and more camping opportunities are becoming available for you to take your NW Adventure Rentals RV on an outing! Read on to discover the latest openings for State Parks, RV parks, Washington BLM campgrounds, and other spots for you to head into the great outdoors.
Where Can You Go Camping in Washington?
As of June 1st, the following parks are open for camping:
- Beacon Rock State Park
- Belfair State Park
- Cape Disappointment State Park
- Curlew Lake State Park
- Fields Spring State Park
- Grayland Beach State Park
- Ike Kinswa State Park
- Jarrell Cove State Park
- Kitsap Memorial State Park
- Lake Sylvia State Park
- Lewis & Clark State Park
- Manchester State Park
- Millersylvania State Park
- Mount Spokane State Park
- Nine Mile Recreation Area
- Ocean City State Park
- Pacific Beach State Park
- Potholes State Park
- Potlatch State Park
- Rainbow Falls State Park
- Riverside State Park
- Scenic Beach State Park
- Seaquest State Park
- Steamboat Rock State Park
- Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park
- Twanoh State Park
- Twin Harbors State Park
- Wanapum State Park
Private RV Parks
According to Campendium, “Private RV parks may open to non-recreational guests once the county they reside in has reached Phase 2 of reopening. All private parks may remain open for non-recreational purposes. Counties in phase 2 or beyond may reopen for limited recreational camping at private parks.”
- Phase 2 counties: Adams, Asotin, Clallam, Columbia, Cowlitz, Ferry, Garfield, Grant, Grays Harbor , Island, Jefferson, Kitsap, Kittitas, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Pacific, Pend Oreille, San Juan, Skamania, Spokane, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whitman
- Phase 1 counties: Benton, Chelan, Douglas, Franklin, King, Okanogan, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom, Yakima
As always, all of the KOA, Thousand Trails, and Good Sam Club private RV parks have remained open and will continue to accept RVers.
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife and Department of Natural Resources:
Both of these departments have also begun to open a selection of primitive campsites and dispersed camping at wildlife areas. According to the WDFW’s website, “State land managers will reopen campgrounds and dispersed camping in 22 counties starting June 1. WDFW has primitive campsites at the:
- W.T. Wooten Wildlife Area in Columbia County
- Columbia Basin Wildlife Area in Grant County
- Mount Saint Helens Wildlife Area in Cowlitz County
- Cowlitz Wildlife Area in Lewis County
- Klickitat Wildlife Area in Klickitat County.
Dispersed camping is allowed at other wildlife areas in counties open to camping unless otherwise posted.” To plan for your trip, see WDFW’s website.
So far, Colville National Forest is the only forest currently re-opening campgrounds.
The following are the PacifiCorp campgrounds that have reopened:
- Cresap Bay Park
- Beaver Bay Camp
- Swift Forest Camp
For more great RVing information and updates about camping rules+regulations amid Covid-19, please feel free to browse our website and Facebook page. For further information on renting a gorgeous, luxury RV from NW Adventure Rentals’ Seattle fleet or Portland fleet, don’t hesitate to contact us at anytime. Happy Camping!