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CAMPGROUND NAME: Beaver Lake

VISIT DATE: 06/18/2007

UPDATE DATE:  3/17/2015

STATE: Washington

REGION: Pacific Northwest

RANGER DISTRICT: Tonasket

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Wauconda

RESERVATIONS: No

DIRECTIONS:
From Wauconda, WA, take State Rt. 20 west 3.1 miles to Bonaparte
Rec Area sign.  Turn right at sign and go 8.4 miles to a "Y"
intersection.  Bear right onto Forest Rt. 32 and go 3.2 miles to 
campground on left.

Note:  Last 11.7 miles is a wide single-lane paved road.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 2,700 ft.

The campground, located at the east end of Beaver Lake, is a
single loop.  Most sites are tucked in among mixed conifers
including Douglas fir and Tamarack.  Although within walking
distance of Beaver Lake, none of the sites are on the lake's shore
or have a view of water.  A dense understory of wild roses and
shrubs provide good privacy.  Located next to the "Beaver Lake
Fishery," the campground has good trout fishing opportunities.

This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open Memorial Day weekend through September 31.

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $8 per day
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 0
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10
   
   Total Sites: 10

Tent Pads: No
Open Sites: Yes
Wooded Sites: Yes

No. Tables on Sites: 10
No. Grilles on Sites: 10
Equestrian Camping:  No

RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 0
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 40'

Comments:
The parking aprons are dirt and gravel.

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: No
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No

Public Phone: No
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0

WATER SPORTS
Lake: Yes
Swimming (provided): No
Sailing: No
Boat Ramp: Yes
Boat Carry Down Access: No
Power Boating: Yes
Boating (no power): Yes
Water Skiing: No
Rafting (whitewater): No
Kayaking (whitewater): No

Comments:
Nearby Beaver Lake is 20 acres, electric motor-only and within walking distance.  Boat
ramp is located just outside campground and off County Rt. 9480.

HIKING - No

FISHING   
Brook and Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Blackpine Lake VISIT DATE: 06/26/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Twisp RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Twisp, WA, at intersection of State Rt. 20 and Twisp Rd (Twisp River Rec Area Sign), take Twisp Rd east 10.7 miles to W. Buttermilk Cr Rd/Black Pine Lake signs. Turn left at sign onto W. Buttermilk Cr Rd and go 0.2 miles to a Y intersection. Bear left onto E. Buttermilk Cr Rd 0.5 miles to another intersection and Black Pine Lake sign. Turn right at sign and go 6.5 miles to campground on left. NOTE: Last 6.5 miles are gravel. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,100 ft. The campground, on the north shore of Blackpine Lake, has three unnamed sections. Two sections are above the lake, providing some sites with views of the lake and Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness. The third section is a small tent-only section near the lake's shore. A pleasant mix of conifers, including Jeffrey pine and Douglas fir, provide ample shade to the campsites. This scenic campground, next to a good canoeing lake, is a pleasantly tranquil place to stay. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open weekend before Memorial Day through October 31 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 22 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 22 No. Grilles on Sites: 22 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 41' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 6 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Blackpine Lake is 20 acres. HIKING Blackpine Lakeshore Trail (paved - foot and wheelchair friendly) - 0.25 miles FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Bonaparte Lake VISIT DATE: 06/18/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Tonasket NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Wauconda RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Wauconda, WA take State Rt. 20 west 3.1 miles to Bonaparte Rec Area sign. Turn right at sign and go 5.7 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,500 ft. The campground has two unnamed loops. Both loops are on the shores of Bonaparte Lake and some sites are on the water's edge. The smaller loop, left of fee board, has only a vault while the larger loop, right of fee board, has flush and vault toilets. A limited understory provides little privacy. A pleasant mix of conifers including Tamarack and Douglas fir provides ample shade. The tent sites are walk-in. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through September 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per vehicle Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 24 Total Sites: 27 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 27 No. Grilles on Sites: 26 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 17' x 45' Comments: Some parking aprons are gravel and a few are paved. Grey water disposal sites are scattered around the campground. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 8 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Bonaparte Lake is 80 acres. Power boats are limited to electric motors. Informal mooring of boats is possible along the shoreline. HIKING Pipsissewa Trail #383 (foot and horse) - 1 mile Bonaparte Mountain Trail #306 (foot) - 4.5 miles FISHING Kokanee Salmon, Mackinaw (Lake Trout), Brook and Rainbow trout The campground has a fishing pier.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Chewuch VISIT DATE: 06/27/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Winthrop RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Winthrop, WA, at intersection of State Rt. 20 with Pearrygin Lake State Park sign (no street sign), follow sign to state park. Continue straight, passing the state park and go 15 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,300 ft. The campground has two sections, one for recreation vehicles and one for tent campers, on the west bank of Chewuch River. A young stand of Jeffrey pine provide some shade. The spacious tent sites are closest to the river with sites 6 and 8 enjoying a little sandy beach. Although the river is too fast for swimming, tubing may be possible. Wildflowers and grass provide minimal understory and with no middlestory, privacy is dependent on good separation between campsites. A nice little campground that appears to have not yet been discovered. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 10 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 6 Total Sites: 16 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 16 No. Grilles on Sites: 16 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and all are about same size. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Crawfish Lake VISIT DATE: 06/21/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Tonasket NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Riverside RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Riverside, WA, at the intersection of Main St., State St. and Tunk Valley Rd, take Tunk Valley Rd east 0.2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left onto Tunk Cr Rd and Go 19.7 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear right onto Forest Rt 100 (single lane) and go 0.4 miles to campground on right. Note: The last 4.8 miles are dirt with washboards. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,500 ft. This pack it in, pack it out campground stretches along the east shore of Crawfish Lake. Mature Tamarack, Ponderosa pine, Douglas fir and other conifers provide ample shade. Aspen and other deciduous trees suggest pleasant fall colors. Campers must share lake with private residents. Campsites are rustic but attractive; many enjoy views of the lake and a few have wooden benches. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: No change Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 5 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 14 Total Sites: 19 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 19 No. Grilles on Sites: 19 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' x 35' Comments: The parking aprons are uneven and composed of sand and rocks. The interior road is narrow and rough. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Crawfish Lake is 80 acres and electric motor-only HIKING - No FISHING Eastern Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Early Winters VISIT DATE: 06/28/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Winthrop RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Winthrop, WA take State Rt. 20 west 14.7 miles to campground sign. Turn right or left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,200 ft. The campground, next to Early Winters Creek, has two sections separated by State Rt. 20 (North Cascade Scenic Highway). The section on the north side of the highway has a few longer parking aprons and is closer to the highway. Campsites on the south side are a little shorter. With no under or middlestory, privacy between sites is minimal. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through October 31 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $8 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are sandy and there are grey water disposal sites on both sides of campground. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Jack's trail (foot, mountain bike, and horse) - 3.4 miles River Run trail (foot) - 2.4 miles The community of Winthrop developed and maintains a network of trail accessed from the campground. FISHING Trout (catch and release)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Flat VISIT DATE: 06/27/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Carlton RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Winthrop, WA, at intersection of State Rt. 20 and Pearrygin Lake State Park sign (no street sign provided), follow signs to state park. Continue straight, passing the state park and go 9.1 miles to Buck Lake sign. Turn left at sign onto Forest Rt. 5130 and go 1.8 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,600 ft. This pack it in, pack it out campground has two unnamed sections in a stand of Jeffrey pine. The lower section stretches along Eight Mile Creek in two spurs and is not suitable for travel trailers or motorhomes over 30 feet. This section has no understory so privacy is minimal. The upper section parallels Forest Rt. 5130 and features long, spacious, sunny parking aprons surrounded by grass and wildflowers, offering poor privacy between sites. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through October 31 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $8 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12 X 55 Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. RVs are permitted in upper section only. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Foggy Dew VISIT DATE: 06/26/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Carlton RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Carlton, WA, take State Rt. 153 south 3.3 miles to Gold Creek sign. Turn right at sign onto Gold Cr Loop Rd and go 1.5 miles to "Foggy G.S." sign. Turn right at sign and go 1 mile to a "Y" intersection. Bear right onto Forest Rt. 4340 and go 4 miles to another campground sign. Turn left at sign, crossing North Fork Gold Creek, and then left into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,100 ft. The campground has two section on both sides of entrance. Campsites on the left stretch between Foggy Dew Creek and Gold Creek with a few sites on each creek's bank. The sound of rushing water can be heard throughout campground. Sites in the left section can accommodate small recreation vehicles and tents. Campsite parking aprons in the right section are better suited to recreation vehicles. However, this section is further from the creeks and the sites are more open. Ponderosa pine, along with Douglas fir and a few Aspen, offer shade to most sites. A thick understory and generous separation between sites, especially in the left section, provide excellent privacy. The right section lacks these features and has poor privacy. Little is left of the campground's Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) origin except for a small sitting pavilion at the entrance. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through October 31 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $8 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 7 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15 X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and irregular in shape. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Kerr VISIT DATE: 06/21/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Tonasket NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Conconully RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Conconully, WA take Main St north 3.5 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,100 ft. The campground is pack it in, pack it out and stretches along the North Fork Salmon Creek with sites among cottonwoods and maple as well as Tamarack, Douglas fir and other conifers. This rustic campground has a developed dispersed feel and appearance. Sites to the north (right) of entrance accommodate larger RVs. A grass and shrub understory provide fair to good privacy between sites. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through September 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $8 per vehicle per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' x 45' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and rock and irregular in shape. There are a couple of gray water disposal sites in the campground. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS Wading in North Fork Salmon Creek may be possible. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow and Eastern Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Klipchuck VISIT DATE: 07/28/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Winthrop RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Winthrop, WA, take State Rt. 20 west 17.2 miles to "Campground" sign. Turn right at sign onto Forest Rt. 300 and go 1.2 miles to the campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,900 ft. The campground is composed of three unnamed loops in a stand of mature conifers including Douglas fir, Jeffrey pine and hemlocks. The parking aprons in loop to the right, after fee board, are shortest and have lots of shade. The parking aprons to the left are spacious and closest to Early Winters Creek. Bird watching throughout the campground is outstanding and noteworthy. There are lots of hiking trails all along the North Cascade Scenic Highway (State Rt 20) and this campground would be a good base camp, as well as a nice overnight stop. Abundant new growth gives campground a thick under and middlestory and provides fair to good privacy between sites. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. In addition, deer in the campground can be aggressive; keep pets under control at all times. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open weekend before Memorial Day through October 31 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 44 Total Sites: 44 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 44 No. Grilles on Sites: 44 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' X 40' Comments: Parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 20 No. Threaded: 1 Comments: The threaded spigot is at host site. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Driveway Butte trail (foot and horse) - 4 miles Early Winters Creek trail (foot and mountain bike) 4 miles Creekside loop trail (foot) - 0.25 mile FISHING Trout (catch and release)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lake Beth VISIT DATE: 06/18/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Tonasket NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Wauconda RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Wauconda, WA, take State Rt. 20 west 3.1 miles to Bonaparte Rec Area sign. Turn right at sign and go 8.4 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear right onto Forest Rt. 32 and go 3.2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn left at intersection and go 1.1 miles to campground on left. NOTE: Last 12.7 miles are on a wide single-lane paved road. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,800 ft. The campground has three unnamed loops between Lake Beth and Beaver Lake and has a "developed dispersed" feel and appearance. Wild roses and other shrubs provide a dense understory but it is the separation between sites that provides campsites with good privacy. The understory might make pitching a tent a challenge. A mix of conifers, including Douglas fir, provide shade. None of the sites are next to lake or have a view of water. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $8 per vehicle per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13 Total Sites: 14 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 14 No. Grilles on Sites: 14 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' x 45' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and dirt and all about the same size. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Lake Beth is 20 acres and Beaver Lake is 20 acres. There is a boat ramp on each lake. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lone Fir VISIT DATE: 06/28/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Winthrop RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Winthrop, WA, take State Rt. 20 west 24 miles to "Campground" sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,600 ft. The campground is 27 miles from the North Cascades Hwy. (State Rt. 20) entrance into North Cascades National Park. The campground is a single loop between State Rt. 20 (North Cascade Scenic Highway) and Early Winters Creek. The loop begins in a grove of dense conifers, such as spruce, hemlock, and fir, and winds around to an open area where the sites are in full sun. There are lots of hiking trails along the highway and this campground would be a good base camp for exploring trails this side of the North Cascade National Park or as an overnight stop. Abundant new growth gives campground a thick under and middlestory providing fair to good privacy between sites. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open weekend before Memorial Day through October 31 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 5 days CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 22 Total Sites: 26 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 26 No. Grilles on Sites: 26 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 42' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 10 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Lone Fir Loop Interpretive trail (foot) - 2 miles (paved first 0.4 miles) FISHING Trout (catch and release)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lost Lake VISIT DATE: 06/18/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Tonasket NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Wauconda RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Wauconda, WA, take State Rt. 20 west 3.1 miles to Bonaparte Rec Area sign. Turn right at sign and go 8.4 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left onto Forest Rt. 33 and go 5.2 miles to an intersection and Lost Lake sign. Turn left and go 0.4 miles to campground on right. NOTE: Last 14 miles are paved, wide single-lane with turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,800 ft. The campground is a single loop in a grove of grand old Tamarack (Western Larch) trees on Lost Lake. Separation between trees and a grass understory give the campground an open airy feel but little privacy. About half the sites are doubles making this campground good for large families or small groups. An eagle and loons can be seen at Lost Lake. None of the campsites are on the Lake but a few have views of water. The 5 Lakes Recreation Cabin, the campground's water spigots, and adjoining Youth Camp's structures were built in 1941 by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). For your information - there are only four lakes today, the fifth dried up years ago. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through September 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 18 Total Sites: 18 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 18 No. Grilles on Sites: 18 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' x 38' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Lost Lake is 50 acres with a grass swim beach. Power boats are limited to electric motors. HIKING Big Tree Trail #311 (foot) - 2.5 miles Strawberry Mountain Trail #309 (foot) - 1.5 miles FISHING Rainbow and Eastern Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Loup Loup VISIT DATE: 06/26/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Twisp RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Twisp, WA, take State Rt. 20 east 1.3 miles to an intersection. Turn left, staying on Rt. 20, and go 10.6 miles to "USFS Rd 42/Campground" sign. Turn left at sign onto Forest Rt. 42 and go 0.5 miles to an intersection. Turn right, staying on Rt. 42, and go 0.5 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,100 ft. The campground, next to Loup Loup Pass, has two sections on two levels. One section is at "street level" and has spacious sites for car, tent, and recreational vehicle (RV) campers. Some sites in this section are on a small grassy meadow and very sunny. The other section is lower and below the "street level." This section is for tents and pick-up trucks with slide-in campers. Small and compact, this section feels miles away from the upper section. Campsites in both sections are tucked into a stand of mixed conifers, which include Tamarack, Douglas fir, and Engelmann spruce, and enjoy a grass understory. Convenient to Rt 20, this campground is far enough away from the passing traffic to offer a delightfully peaceful forest stay. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-May through October 31 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 5 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 20 Total Sites: 25 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 25 No. Grilles on Sites: 25 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 48' Comments: Parking aprons are dirt and gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 1 Comments: The threaded spigot is located at host site. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Oriole VISIT DATE: 06/21/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Tonasket NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Conconully RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Conconully, WA, take Main St. north 1.9 miles to campground sign. Turn left onto Forest Rt. 025 (dirt) and go 0.3 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,900 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, has two sections in a stand of Ponderosa pine and Engelmann spruce. One section, left (south) of the fee board, is a dead end with no turn around. The tent sites in this section are on the North Fork Salmon Creek. The other section is above the creek with sites tucked in among towering trees. Abundant wild roses offer good privacy between campsites. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day through September 30 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $8 per vehicle per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 8 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 10 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' x 37' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and all about the same size. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Eastern Brook and Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Poplar Flat VISIT DATE: 06/27/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Twisp RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Twisp, WA, at the intersection of Sate Rt. 20 and Twisp Rd (Twisp River Rec Area sign), take Twisp Rd. west 18 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear right onto Forest Rt. 4440 (gravel) and go 2 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,000 ft. The campground has two unnamed loops beside Twisp River in a stand of Douglas fir and Jeffrey pine which provide ample shade to most campsites. The sounds of the river can be heard throughout the campground. Campsites are close together and have little understory so privacy is minimal. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open weekend before Memorial Day through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $12 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 16 Total Sites: 16 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 16 No. Grilles on Sites: 16 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 6 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Twisp River Horse Camp VISIT DATE: 06/27/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Twisp RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Twisp, WA, at the intersection of State Rt. 20 and Twisp Rd (Twisp River Rec Area sign), take Twisp Rd. west 18 miles to a "Y" intersection (Twisp R Horse Camp sign). Bear left onto Forest Rt. 4435 and go 0.2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn right, staying on Rt. 4435 and go 3.8 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.2 miles to campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 4435 is gravel, single-lane with turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,100 ft. This pack it in, pack it out campground was developed by the Methow Valley Backcountry Horsemen and is open to only stock campers. The campground is located in the shadow of Lake Chelan- Sawtooth Wilderness' towering mountains and near the Twisp River. Sites are tucked in under a pleasant mixture of conifers including Jeffrey pine and Douglas fir. Wooden troughs or "feeders" are provided at most sites. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open weekend before Memorial Day through October 31. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: Northwest Forests Pass or $5 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 Equestrian Camping: Yes RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 8 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 16' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 Comments: Only stock water is available. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING South Creek trail #401 (foot and horse) - 0.5 miles Trail provides access to the Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. FISHING Trout (catch and release)

CAMPGROUND NAME: War Creek VISIT DATE: 06/27/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/17/2015 STATE: Washington REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Methow Valley NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Twisp RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Twisp, WA, at the intersection of State Rt. 20 and Twisp Rd (Twisp River Rec Area sign), take Twisp Rd west 14.2 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,500 ft. This pack it in, pack it out campground has two sections. One section stretches along the seasonal War Creek and has long parking aprons that are well-suited to recreational vehicles. The sounds of Twisp River can be heard in the distance. There are a few sites in a small grassy meadow. Mature Douglas fir provide ample shade to most campsites. The other other section is small and just off the roadway. It is best suited for silde-ins as well as tent campers. A thick middle and understory in both sections provide good privacy between some sites. This is bear country; practise safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open weekend before Memorial Day through October 31 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $8 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 7 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 10 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10 X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No




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