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SALMON LA SAC, WA

part ofOkanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: SALMON LA SAC CAMPGROUND SIGN
Status: Closed through Thu May 21 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Salmon La Sac Campground is bordered between the Cle Elum and Cooper Rivers in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.

This campground is a popular gathering place for individuals and families wanting to enjoy the mountains and a multitude of recreational activities at an elevation of 2,300 feet.

Natural Features:

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest offers stunning scenic views, with high, glaciated alpine peaks, valleys of old growth forest and rugged shrub-steppe country making up the diverse landscape. Elevations range from below 1,000 feet to over 9,000 feet.

Visitors to the area can expect many days of warm, sunny weather in the summer, and winters with clear skies and plenty of snow.

The surrounding undeveloped wilderness, clean streams and diverse forests support an abundance of wildlife, including deer, porcupine, native fish and migratory birds. Endangered and threatened species, including the Northern Bald Eagle, the Northern Spotted Owl, gray wolves and grizzly bears, also find havens in nearby ecosystems.

Recreation:

In addition to being a prime location for hiking, fishing, swimming, horseback riding and mountain biking in summer and early fall, the area offers excellent snowshoeing and snowmobiling in the winter months.

Salmon La Sac Campground is also popular among anglers, with rainbow and cutthroat trout and kokanee salmon available in abundance.

Hikers will enjoy traversing rugged terrain from the Salmon La Sac Trail, located within driving distance of the campground. Forested and lined with an underbrush of blueberries, the trail also rolls through meadows and on top of ridges, showcasing varied perspectives of the area.

Facilities:

Salmon La Sac Campground offers more than 60 reservable sites for both tent and RV camping.

Sites are equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings with grills, drinking water and vault toilets.

Nearby Attractions:

Visitors enjoy the North Cascades and Mt. Rainer National Parks, where interpretive programs and exhibits offer education about the diverse landscape and history of the area.

The spectacular Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), one of the world's premier National Scenic Trails, showcases some of North America's most fantastic scenery, winding its way its way from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington, and is accessible near the campground.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
  • River Access
  • Swimming
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • No water or electric hookups are available
  • Off-road vehicles are not permitted
  • Click here for more information about Okanogan- Wenatchee National Forest


  • Don't Move Firewood: Please protect Pacific Northwest forests by preventing the spread of invasive species. Firewood can carry insects and diseases that can threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by obtaining and burning your firewood near your camping destination. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
47.39833, -121.09861
47°23'54"N, 121°5'55"W

From Seattle, take Interstate 90 east for nearly 78 miles. Take exit 80 toward Salmon La Sac and turn left on Bullfrog Road. Continue to the traffic circle and take the second exit onto WA-903 north. Continue onto Salmon La Sac road into the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SALMON LA SAC
30160 Salmon La Sac Rd
Ronald  WA  98940

Phone Number:

Information:  (509)649-3744
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