Recreation Openings


The following is currently in effect: 

  • Day-use sites remain open in all counties. Most recreation areas are open one half-hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset unless otherwise posted. Learn more.
  • Some campgrounds may be closed due to seasonal closures, renovations, or forest management operations. Know what campsite you want to visit? Check here to make sure it is open.
  • Reopening phases do not affect the status of recreation sites unless noted. 


Get links to more information pertaining to recreation sites in DNR regions:  

Download the region map or learn more about DNR's regions.

Northeast Region click to enlarge NE Region Map with Counties

Campgrounds located in the Northeast region:
Chopaka Lake, Cold Springs, Douglas Falls Grange ParkDragoon Creek, Flodelle CreekLeader Lake, North Fork Nine Mile, Palmer Lake, Rock Lake, Rocky LakeRock Creek (Loup Loup), Sheep CreekSherry CreekSkookum CreekStarvation LakeSportsman's Camp and Toats Coulee.
State Forests
The Loomis and Loup Loup State Forests allow day use and dispersed camping.
Natural Areas  
Dishman Hills NRCA,  Little Pend Orielle (may still have snow), Loomis NRCA.
Please call the region office at 509-684-7474.

Northwest Region click to enlarge NW Region Map with Counties

The following campgrounds are located in the Northwest region:
Beaver Plant Lake, Big Greider Lake, Cutthroat Lakes, Cypress HeadGriffin BayLes Hilde, Lily Lake, Little Greider Lake, Lizard Lake, Lower Ashland Lake, Lummi Island, Pelican Beach, Point Doughty and Upper Ashland Lake.
Recreation alert: Access to some DNR-managed campgrounds will be affected by road closures June 7 - June 21. Check the latest conditions for affected campgrounds. 
Day Use
Questions? We can also be reached at or by phone at 360-856-3500.

Olympic Region click to enlarge Olympic Region Map with Counties

The following campgrounds are located in the Olympic region: 
Day Use
All recreation sites are open for day use only, including Damon Point. However, forest management activities are occurring and will directly impact recreational use especially in the following areas:
Questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact staff directly, email us at or call 360-374-2800.

Pacific Cascade Region click to enlarge PC Region Map with Counties

The following campgrounds are located in the Olympic region:  
Day Use
Questions? Please call 360-577-2025.

Southeast Region click to enlarge SE Region Map with Counties

The following campgrounds are located in the Southeast region:
29 Pines, Ahtanum Camp, Ahtanum Meadows, BBQ Flats, Beverly Dunes, Bird Creek, Buck Creek dispersed, Clover Flats, Eagle's Nest, Elk Heights dispersed, Glenwood dispersed, Indian Camp, Island Camp, Naneum Ridge State Forest dispersed, Snow Cabin, Teanaway Camping Area, Tree Phones, Rattlesnake dispersed and Wenas dispersed.
Day Use
Be aware of winter conditions. Recreation areas in this region are the Teanaway and Naneum Ridge (no restrooms). 
Recreation alerts for the area:
Green Dot roads in Chelan, Kittitas, and Yakima counties are Buck Creek Trail and Trailheads 1 & 2 (restrooms available), Beverly Dunes ORV area (restrooms available), and Chelan Butte Sky Park.
The Natural Areas in the region are Columbia Hills NAP and White Salmon Oak NRCA
Questions? Call us at (509) 925-8510 or email

South Puget Sound Region click to enlarge SPS Region Map with Counties

Campgrounds in the South Puget Sound region include:
Day Use
Recreation areas in this region are:
Natural Areas open for recreation in the region are:
Kennedy Creek NAPMiddle Fork Snoqualmie NRCAMima MoundsRattlesnake Mountain Scenic Area (more details below), Mount Si NRCA (more details below), and West Tiger Mountain NRCA  and Woodard Bay NRCA. 
Questions? Please call the region office at 360-825-1631​.