Recreation Openings
   

The following is currently in effect: 

 
Closure alert: Due to extreme fire danger, all recreation and public access to DNR-managed lands in eastern Washington will be temporarily closed starting July 23, 2021, and lasting until fire conditions improve. Learn more. 
Burn ban alert: Currently in effect is the statewide burn ban prohibiting outdoor burning, campfires, the use of charcoal briquettes and prescribed burns through Sep. 30, 2021. Learn more.

Recreation Resources

OPEN SITES BY REGION 

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

All DNR-managed land in this region will be closed to recreational and public access beginning July 23.  
Camping
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.
Contact
Please call the region office at 509-684-7474.
 

Northwest Region click to enlarge NW Region Map with Counties

Camping
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.
 
 
Day Use
Contact
Questions? We can also be reached at northwest.region@dnr.wa.gov or by phone at 360-856-3500.
 

Olympic Region click to enlarge Olympic Region Map with Counties

Camping
The following campgrounds are located in the Olympic region: 
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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:
Contact
Questions? Please don’t hesitate to contact staff directly, email us at olympic.region@dnr.wa.gov or call 360-374-2800.
 

Pacific Cascade Region click to enlarge PC Region Map with Counties

View the boundary map for Southeast and Pacific Cascade Regions.
Camping
The following campgrounds are located in the Pacific Cascade region:  
 
Day Use
Contact
Questions? Please call 360-577-2025.
 

Southeast Region click to enlarge SE Region Map with Counties

All DNR-managed land in this region will be closed to recreational and public access beginning July 23. View the boundary map here. 
Camping
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
Contact
Questions? Call us at (509) 925-8510 or email southeast.region@dnr.wa.gov
 
 

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

 
Camping
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. 
Contact
Questions? Please call the region office at 360-825-1631​.