Recreation Openings
   

These following takes effect Tuesday, May 5: 

  • DNR is open for day use only.
  • Overnight camping remains closed until further notice. 

 

REOPENING RESOURCES

 

OPEN SITES BY REGION 

What are DNR's regions? Download the map. Learn more about DNR's regions.
 

 

Northeast Region

 
All campgrounds are closed for camping. The following sites are open for day use only: 
The Little Pend Orielle trails are open but may still have snow.  
 
Loomis and Loup Loup State Forests are open for day-use only.  
 
Questions? Please call the region office at 509-684-7474.

 

Northwest Region

 
Blanchard Mountain is open. Restrooms are open
  • This includes the following recreation sites for day use only: Blanchard Lower Trailhead, Blanchard Upper Trailhead, Samish Overlook, Lily Lake, Lizard Lake, and Les Hilde Trailhead.
Harry Osborne is open. Restrooms closed until further notice.
 
Natural Areas and San Juan Island recreation sites are mostly open. 
  • This includes Cattle Point, Cypress Island, Lummi Island, Morning Star, Point Doughty, Griffin Bay, and Upright Channel.
  • Access to sites in ​Morning Star NRCA is dependent on snow level and other early-season trail conditions. High-elevation sites are generally still snowed in. Morning Star is closed to camping until further notice. 
  • All restrooms remain closed. Backcountry restrooms in Morning Star, if accessible, are available for use, but are serviced in infrequently.
North Mountain is open. No restrooms at this site. 
 
Reiter Foothills is open. Restrooms available. 
 
Walker Valley ORV is open. Restrooms available. 
 
Questions? We can also be reached at northwest.region@dnr.wa.gov or by phone at 360-856-3500.
 
 

Olympic Region

 
All recreation sites are open for day use only including Damon Point.   
 
Campgrounds and restrooms will remain closed.  
 
Natural Areas such as Natural Resources Conservation Areas (NRCA) and Natural Area Preserves (NAP) are open. No restrooms available.
Questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact staff directly or email us at olympic.region@dnr.wa.gov or call 360-374-2800.
 
 

Pacific Cascade Region

 
All campgrounds are closed for camping. The following sites are open for day use only: 
  • Butte Creek, Cold Creek, Dougan Creek, Merrill Lake, Rock Creek Horse Camp, Snag Lake, and Western Lake. 
Natural Areas are open for day use only.
Yacolt Burn and Elochoman State Forests: 
  • All trailheads and day-use areas are open.
Questions? Please call 360-577-2025.
 
 

Southeast Region

 
No recreation campfires allowed. Discover Passes required.
 
Ahtanum is mostly open. Sites available for day use only. Some restrooms available. Get more information here. 
  • All green dot roads are currently accessible however there is snow at higher elevations, on some north-facing slopes and shaded corners making travel on some green dots difficult or not advisable. Vehicles other than those classified as snowmobiles must remain on Green Dot Roads.
  • The following points are now open including the North Fork Cutoff Trail, North Fork Road, Middle Fork Road, Sedge, Grey Rock Trailhead, and Red Saddle Trailhead. Travel around Darland is not advised due to the current snowpack.
  • Closed sites are Ahtanum Camp, Tree Phones Campground, Snow Cabin Campground. Clover Flats Campground and Eagles Nest Vista are still under snow and closed at this time.
Teanaway is open for day use only. Some restrooms available. 
  • The following sites are open for day use only: 29 Pines, Teanaway, West Fork (restrooms available), and Indian Camp (restrooms available. Road work on the Middle Fork is now complete.
  • All campgrounds are closed for camping. This includes Indian Camp, Teanaway Camp, West Fork Teanaway Campgrounds, and 29 Pines Camp.
Naneum Ridge is open for day use only. No restrooms available. 
  • Green Dot Roads open for day use only in Kittitas and Chelan counties. No restrooms available.

Klickitat, South Yakima, Grant, and Chelan Counties

  • Open sites include Buck Creek Trail and Trailheads 1 & 2 (restrooms available) and Beverly Dunes ORV area (restrooms available). Chelan Butte Sky Park (open for day use by USHPA members only).
  • The following sites are closed: Bird Creek Campground, Island Camp Campground due to overhead hazards.
Some Natural Areas are open for day use only. Other areas are delayed to better coordinate openings with our partners.
Green dot roads in Yakima County outside the Ahtanum State Forest are mostly open. Some restrooms available.  
  • The open sites include Audubon Road, Cascade Camp for day use only (restrooms available), All of Cowiche Basin, Nile (no restrooms available), Maloy Road, and Observatory Road.
  • BBQ Flats will remain closed.
Questions? Call us at (509) 925-8510 or email southeast.region@dnr.wa.gov
 

South Puget Sound Region

 
Most Natural Areas are open for day use only with the following exceptions: 
Capitol Forest is open for day use only with the following exceptions:
  • All McKenny trailheads and horse parking area is open from 8 a.m. until dusk. 
  • The Fall Creek trailhead will be open after 3 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends.
Elbe Hills and Tahoma are mostly open for day use only.
  • This includes Beaver Creek Trailhead, Eagle Crest, Elbe Hills ORV Trailhead, Elbe Hills ORV Trail System, Hidden View Day, High Point Day, Jenny’s Junction Day-use Site, Memorial Trailhead, Nicholson Horse Trail System, North Point, Sahara Creek, Valley View, Woodpecker Point,  South District Mount Tahoma Ski Trails, and 1- Road Sno-Park.
  • The following sites are closed until further notice: Elbe Hills ORV Campground, Sahara Creek Campground, High Hut, Snow Bowl Hut, and Yurt.
  • The following sites are closed for the season of April 30- November 1: 92-Road Sno-Park,North District Mt. Tahoma Ski Huts, and Mt Tahoma Ski Trails.
Green Mountain State Forest is open for day use only. 
  • The following sites are open: Gold Creek Trailhead, Wildcat Trailhead, Green Mountain Horse Camp (day use only). No camping, and hike or ride in only.
Middle Fork Snoqualmie NRCA is mostly open for day use only.
  • Open sites include Granite Lakes Trail Connector Access, Mine Creek day-use site, Champion Beach Day-use Site, Granite Lakes Trailhead, Oxbow Loop Trailhead, Russian Butte day-use site, Mailbox Peak Trailhead and Far Side Trailhead (for Dirty Harry’s Balcony & Peak) managed by Washington State Parks.
Mount Si NRCA is open for day use only. 
  • These sites include Little Si Trailhead, Little Si Overflow Trailhead, Mount Si Trailhead, and Teneriffe Trailhead.  
Rattlesnake Mountain Scenic Area and Raging River State Forest are open for day use only. 
  • Snoqualmie Point Trailhead is open.
  • Access from Rattlesnake Lake Recreation Area & Rattlesnake Ledge Trail, managed by Seattle Public Utilities, is closed. 
Tahuya State Forest is open for day use only. 
  • The following sites are open for lake access: Don Lake, Robbins Lake, Aldrich Lake, Twin Lakes, Howell Lake.
  • The following trailheads are open for day use only - no overnight camping: Elfendahl Pass Trailhead, Mission Creek Trailhead, Camp Pond Trailhead, Kammenga 4x4 Trailhead, and Sand Hill Trailhead.
  • Tahuya River Horse Camp is closed until further notice. 
Tiger Mountain State Forest is open for day use only. 
  • Tiger Summit Trailhead is open
  • Chirico/Poo Poo Point Trailhead (managed by King County Parks) is open until further notice.
West Tiger Mountain NRCA is open for day use only.
  • The following sites are open until further notice: High Point /Tradition Plateau Trailhead (co-managed by the City of Issaquah) and Chirico/Poo Poo Point Trailhead (managed by King County Parks).
Questions? Please call the region office at 360-825-1631​.

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