Find Sites

Find your spot

Find other facilities on map

For more information on Forest
Safety click here

Facility Closed: This facility is closed indefinitely due to flood damage on the road leading to it.


part ofMt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Tue Sep 08 2015   Season Dates


Sulphur Creek Campground is a primitive site in a beautiful forest along the banks of the scenic Suiattle River and Sulpher Creek. It is a remote haven set amongst towering old growth Douglas fir trees in the Mt. Baker-Snoquamie National Forest.

Hikers frequently camp here to explore the many trails surrounding the facility. It has moderate, enjoyable summer temperatures throughout the camping season.

Natural Features:

The Suiattle River is a federally designated National Wild and Scenic River. Though the glacier-fed water is too cold and the current too strong to swim in, the river creates a beautiful backdrop and soothing sounds for campers.

Tall, old growth forest provide abundant shade for campers and habitat for black bears and other wildlife.


The biggest draw to Sulphur Creek Campground is hiking. The well-known Suiattle Trail and numerous others begin within a few miles of the campground. The area is part of the North Cascades range.


This primitive site provides no drinking water, though there is a pit toilet. There are 20 individual campsites, each with a picnic table and fire ring. Campers may purchase supplies in the nearby town of Darrington.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Firewood
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fishing
  • Fuel Available
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Picnicking
  • Propane
  • RV sites
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • A second vehicle fee of $6 will be collected at the campground
  • 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):
48.24845, -121.19455
48°14'54"N, 121°11'40"W

From Darrington travel north on State Route 530 approximately seven miles to the Suiattle River Road/Forest Road 26. Drive this road for approximately 22 miles to the campground, which located on the right (south) side of the road.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

PO BOX 8516
Coburg  OR  97408

Phone Number:

Information:  (541)338-7869
Discover and reserve camping, lodging, permits, tours and more at America's parks, forests, monuments and other public lands with Recreation.gov. Learn more about us, or about any of our agency partners below:
Bureau of Land Management Federal Highway Administration National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration Smithsonian Institution USDA Forest Service US Army Corps of Engineers US Fish and Wildlife Service National Park Service Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tennessee Valley Authority Bureau of Reclamation National Archives Records Administration