Newhalem Creek Campground - North Cascades National Park is located right of State Route 20 (North Cascades Highway). North Cascades National Park visitors will appreciate that the Newhalem Campground is a short walking distance to the parks visitor center and a couple of the park's hiking trails. This means you park at your campsite and then don't have to worry about having to find a parking space at the visitor center!
Newhalem Creek Campground - North Cascades National Park
- Newhalem Creek Campground - North Cascades National Park
The campground is located along the Skagit River and is in a lush forest that everyone expects to see in the beautiful state of Washington.
I would highly suggest trying to get a reservation in loop A or loop B as there are more trees and understory that will give you a buffer between sites. You can tell that there was a fire at one point in loop C and there is much less understory. This means it is easier to see and hear your neighbors. Of course on the bright side, you would see more sunlight.
Number of Sites: 107
Number of Group sites: 2
Location in the park: Located south of SR 20 at mile post 120. 14 miles (23 km) east of Marblemount, 73 miles (117 km) west of Winthrop just west of the town of Newhalem.
Campsite Cost: $24/night for reservations.
Senior/Access Camping Fee: $ 12.00
Payments accepted: Cash/Check
Reservations: Yes, online at www.recreation.gov or by phone at 1-877-444-6777
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48° 40' 30.0000" N
121° 15' 40.0000" W
Campground Elevation: 500 feet
Accessible Sites: Yes
Pets must be on a maximum 6-foot leash in the campground.
Pick up waste after your pet and put it in a receptacle.
Do not leave pets unattended.
Pets are not allowed on trails in North Cascades National Park.
Pets are allowed on trails Pets are allowed on trails in Ross Lake National Recreation Area and the PCT.
Newhalem Creek Campground Reservations
Are campground Reservations Available? Yes
Phone Number? 1-877-444-6777
Online? online at www.recreation.gov
How Far Ahead can you make a reservation? Individual sites at this campground are on a 6-month rolling basis:
Are there any First-Come, first-served campsites available? Yes.
Unreserved sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis when the campsite placard reads "OPEN". A First-come, first-served group must leave a site when a reservation is scheduled to arrive.
For First-come, first-served sites first select a site and leave something to show occupancy. Then return to register. Go back and clip the registration tag on the post in the campsite and set up camp.
Newhalem Creek Campground Amenities
Dump Station: Yes
Bear Boxes: Yes
Flush Toilets: Yes/ seasonal
Potable Water: Yes, seasonal
Firewood: Firewood is available outside of the park in Newhalem.
Campground Host on site: Yes, seasonal
Is wifi available? no
Is cellular Phone Service Available? Yes, depending on your carrier
Is firewood available for purchase? Firewood is available outside of the park.
Amenities at each campsite:
Fire pit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Bear Box in site/area? Yes
Potable Water (drinking water) available? Yes, seasonal
RV Camping at Newhalem Creek Campground
RV Length: Driveway lengths for RVs vary (see www.recreation.gov for lengths).
Generators: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
How to get to Campground
Located south of SR 20 at milepost 120. 14 miles (23 km) east of Marblemount, 73 miles (117 km) west of Winthrop just west of the town of Newhalem.
The maximum number of people in a campsite: 8 people, 3 tents and 2 vehicles limit per campsite.
The number of cars per campsite: 2 vehicles
Checkout time: 12 pm
Quiet Hours: 10 p to 6 am
Newhalem Creek Campground Map
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Additional Photos of Campground