Liberty Recreation Site

Near Cle Elum, Washington

Liberty Recreation Site does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


Nestled in the beautiful Cascade Mountains near the historic town of Liberty, BLM's Liberty Recreation Site offers visitors an opportunity to camp near sparkling Williams Creek. Liberty is popular with visitors using the nearby U.S. Forest Service (USFS) lands and motorized trail system. Summer weekends are busy, with visitors filling most of the 15 campsites. Snow closes the gravel roads accessing the site, but the USFS trails near the area are popular for snowmobiles.

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With the discovery of gold in nearby Swauk Creek, Liberty was one of several mining camps that sprang up in the 1870s. The town was renamed Liberty in 1916 and it is the oldest mining town site in Washington State.

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