Recreation Openings

The following takes effect Monday, June 1: 

  • Day-use sites remain open in all counties. 
  • Most Phase 2 counties will be open for camping. However, the following Phase 2 counties will stay closed to camping: Clallam, Island Jefferson, Pacific, and San Juan.
  • Counties currently in Phase 1 are closed for camping. 
  • Know what campsite you want to visit? Check here to make sure it is open. 




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


Northeast Region click to enlarge NE Region Map with Counties

Campgrounds open for camping are:
  • Douglas Falls Grange Park, Flodelle Creek, Rocky Lakes, Sheep Creek, Sherry Creek, Skookum Creek, and Starvation Lake.
Closed campgrounds include:
  • Chopaka Lake, Cold Springs, Dragoon Creek, Leader Lake, North Fork Nine Mile, Palmer Lake, Rock Creek (Loup Loup), Sportsmans' Camp, and Toats Coulee. 
Day Use
The following sites are open for day use only: 
Questions? Please call the region office at 509-684-7474.


Northwest Region click to enlarge NW Region Map with Counties

All the campgrounds in this region are closed for camping. This includes:
  • Beaver Plant Lake, Big Greider Lake, Cutthroat Lakes, Cypress Head, Griffin Bay, Les Hilde, Little Greider Lake, Lily Lake, Lizard Lake, Lower Ashland Lake, Lummi Island, Pelican Beach, Point Doughty and Upper Ashland Lake. 
Day Use
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 are 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 or by phone at 360-856-3500.

Olympic Region click to enlarge Olympic Region Map with Counties

All the campgrounds in this region are closed for camping. This includes:
  • Bear Creek, Coppermine Bottom, Cottonwood, Hoh Oxbow, Lyre River, Minnie Peterson, South Fork Hoh, Upper Clearwater, and Yahoo Lake. 
All recreation sites are open for day use only, including Damon Point.    
Day Use
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, email us at or call 360-374-2800.

Pacific Cascade Region click to enlarge PC Region Map with Counties

Open campgrounds are Dougan Creek and Merrill Lake.
The following campgrounds are closed for camping but open for day use:
  • Cold Creek, Rock Creek (Yacolt), Snag Lake, Tunerville, Western Lake, and Winston Creek is closed for maintenance. 
Day Use
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 click to enlarge SE Region Map with Counties

The following campgrounds are open for camping:
  • Beverly Dunes, Elk Heights dispersed, Glenwood dispersed, Indian Camp, Naneum Ridge State Forest dispersed, and Teanaway Camp. 
These campgrounds are closed for camping:
  • Ahtanum Camp, Ahtanum Meadows, Ahtanum State Forest dispersed, Buck Creek dispersed, Clover Flats, Rattlesnake dispersed, Snow Cabin, Tree Phones, Wenas dispersed, Island Camp and Bird Creek. 
  • 29 Pines campsite is currently closed due to law enforcement activity in the area. 
No recreation campfires allowed. Discover Passes required.
Day Use
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.
Teanaway is currently closed due to law enforcement activity in the area. Download the map of the closure and the media advisory.  
Naneum Ridge is open for day use only. No restrooms available. 
  • Green dot roads are open for day use in Kittitas and Chelan counties only. 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).
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.

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

The following campgrounds are open for camping:
  • Aldrich Lake, Bruni's Snow Bowl Hut, High Hut, and Yurt.

The following campgrounds are closed for camping:

  • Copper Creek Hut, Elbe Hills ORV, Fall Creek, Green Mountain Horse Camp, Margaret McKenny (will open 6/5), Middle Waddell (will open 6/5), Porter Creek, Sahara Creek Horse Camp, Kammenga Canyon, and Elfendhal Staging Area.  
Day Use
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 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.
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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