8 Pacific Northwest Campgrounds

8 Pacific Northwest Campgrounds

Cold, wet, dreary winters in the Pacific Northwest yield swollen rivers and radiant landscapes with every shade of green imaginable in the summer months. Outdoor activities are abundant, yet crowds are not. Be enchanted by these heavily wooded campgrounds.

Klamath Falls KOA

Oregon

Aside from the jaw-dropping view of Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States, Klamath Falls sits among six surrounding wildlife refuges. You can canoe through some of these refuges and check out the large population of waterfowl. Read More

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Coal Creek

Washington

The small group sites at Coal Creek are more affordable than reserving several single sites next to each other. You'll be buried deep within a canopy of greenery and mist, but close to the alluring scenery of Mountain Loop Road. Read More

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Canal Creek

Oregon

If you're feeling rustic, retreat to this little patch in the Siuslaw National Forest nestled along the base of a ridgeline. There's no water or electricity, but the creek trickles through the campground beneath a 30-foot walking bridge. Read More

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Dayton / Pomeroy / Blue Mountains KOA

Washington

The Wooten Wildlife area and Umatilla National Forest are a fantastic backdrop for this campground of open air. Louis and Clark hung out here in the Tucannon Vallley while on their journey. Read More

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Diamond Lake

Oregon

Named after John Diamond, a pioneer settler who discovered the lake in the 1800's, this is one of the best rainbow trout fishing spots in Southern Oregon. Get to the campground on a Saturday evening for interpretive programs at the amphitheater. Read More

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Paradise Creek

Washington

This is a special location where Paradise Creek meets the Wind River and you can camp next to them, listening to the water trickle and flow all night. Use it as a base camp for all the fishing, hunting, hiking, bike riding and sight seeing in the area. Read More

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Boulder Creek

Washington

Boulder Creek will give you all the lush greenery, fresh flowing water and ground-level clouds you could want from the Pacific Northwest. The nearest gas station and telephone are 25 miles away in the quaint settlement town of Concrete. Read More

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Camp Sherman Campground

Oregon

The Metolius River is a pure, refreshing tributary of the Deschutes that flows north and cuts through gorges lined with lush greenery. Camp Sherman is located at the head of the Metolius River source and bicycling is the best way to see the area. Read More

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