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Willows Campground, WA

part ofOkanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: WILLOWS
Status: Closed through Thu Oct 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Willows Campground sits on the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains at the southern end of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, offering visitors some of the most stunning scenery in Washington and easy access to an abundance of recreational activities.

Natural Features:

Encompassing more than 4 million acres and stretching north to south from the Canadian border to the Goat Rocks Wilderness, the Okanogan-Wenatchee is a stunning and diverse National Forest.

High, glaciated alpine peaks tower along the Cascade Crest and lush valleys of old growth forest define its western boundary. At its eastern edge, rugged shrub-steppe country comprises a more arid region. Elevations range from below 1,000 feet to more than 9,000 feet.

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

Recreation:

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

Hikers and backpackers are especially fortunate to have access to a variety of spectacular trails near the campground and in the surrounding areas. Designated Wilderness provides thousands of pristine acres of incredible landscapes to enjoy in solitude or with a small group.

Whitewater paddling on the Tieton River, adjacent to Willows Campground, is also a popular activity.

Facilities:

Willows Campground offers sites that accommodate both tent and RV camping.

Sites are equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets and drinking water are also available.

Nearby Attractions:

A historic highlight of the area is the last remaining lookout in the Naches Ranger District, Jumpoff Lookout.

Visitors will also enjoy traveling the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway, which climbs into the clouds on a 66-mile drive through the Cascade Mountain range, weaving through snow-capped peaks and alpine lakes.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • River Access
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilet
Know Before You Go
  • Hookups are not available
  • Camping fee includes entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle
  • Any additional vehicle fees will be collected at the campground at $7 per vehicle
  • Off-road vehicle use is prohibited in campground
  • 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):
46.6725, -121.03917
46°40'21"N, 121°2'21"W

From Naches, Washington, take Route 12 west 4.4 miles to the intersection with State Route 410. Turn left at the intersection, staying on Route 12. Travel 15 miles to campground on the left.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Willows Campground
Highway 12
Naches  WA  98610

Phone Number:

Information:  (541)338-7869
Mail to: P.O. Box 8516

Coburg OR 97408

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