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Troublesome Campground, WA
part ofMt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Thu Jun 05 2014 Season Dates
OverviewThis campground is located approximately 20 miles east of Index, Washington in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. It offers guests a wonderful spot to take in the scenery and enjoy a multitude of recreational activities in the Northern Cascade Range.
Sites are nestled in a mixed conifer forest on the banks of the scenic North Fork Skykomish River and its tributary, Troublesome Creek. Water is abundant in this area, offering visitors easy access to fishing, kayaking, and swimming. Guests will be lulled to sleep by its subtle, but ever-present gurgle.
This campground is ideal for escaping the hustle of everyday life to enjoy time with friends and family.
The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest showcases rugged peaks, sparkling alpine lakes, and old-growth forests, providing visitors with unique and surprising landscapes.
At the campground, Troublesome Creek is a delight for exploring. A footbridge crosses the bubbling creek beneath towering pine and fir trees. For guests wanting to relax at the water's edge, or children searching for newness in nature, this is an ideal spot without even leaving the campground.
Troublesome Campground offers standard sites, accommodating both tent and RV camping. Tent-only sites are available as well.
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Know Before You Go
Due to the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Help protect our forests by purchasing or collecting firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Click here for more information.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Everett travel east on Hwy 2 to just west of milepost 50 then turn north on Beckler River Road (Forest Service Road 65. Stay on Forest Service Road 65 for about 15 miles to the junction with North Fork Skykomish (Forest Service Road 63). Continue straight on the paved road for .7 miles. Continue past San Juan campground on your left for another 2 miles to Troublesome Creek campground.
Mailing Address:Troublesome Campground
Beckler Rd / NF-65
Gold Bar WA 98251
Phone Number:Information: (541)338-7869
Mail to: P.O. Box 8516
Coburg OR 97408