Washington Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Washington? View Washington parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Banks Lake, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions State Rt 155 north from Coulee City, Washington. Phone 1-800-452-5687 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT FS OWNED Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas |

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Bennington Lake, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Immediately east of Walla Walla, Washington. From Highway 12 follow the sign directions pointing the way to Bennington Lake. Phone (509) 527-7160 Activities BOATING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds | Rooks Park (WA) Bennington Lake Hiking Trails Washington

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Boundary Dam, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Take State Hwy. 31 north to the town of Metaline, then take Boundary Dam Road north about 10 miles to launch your boat from Seattle City Light’s Forebay Recreation Area, located next to Boundary Dam. Phone 509-536-1200 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations

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Cle Elum Lake, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Site is 30 miles northwest of Ellensburg off State Highway 903. Phone 509-852-1100 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas | Cle Elum Lake | Cle Elum Lake Map Cle Elum

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Clear Lake Reservoir, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Clear Lake Reservoir is 34 miles southwest of Naches, WA. Phone 509-653-1401 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas | USBR Clear Lake Reservoir | U.S. Forest Service

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Cold Springs Reservoir, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Site is located about 7 miles east of Hermiston, Oregon off State Road 207. Phone 509-546-8300 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas | Cold Springs Cold Springs Dam and Reservoir are features

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Colville National Forest, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds | EAST SULLIVAN | NOISY CREEK | WEST SULLIVAN | PANHANDLE | PIONEER PARK | EDGEWATER CAMPGROUND | SWAN LAKE KITCHEN | SNOW PEAK CABIN | LAKE GILLETTE CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails |

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Douglas Creek, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Take Highway 2 east past Waterville, Washington, for 8 miles, and turn right onto “H” Road. Follow this gravel road for 7 miles, down into the Douglas Creek canyon. Phone 509-536-1200 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related

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Fishtrap, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Fishtrap is just a 30-mile drive southwest of Spokane, Washington. From Interstate 90, take Exit 254, and then travel east for 1.75 miles to the public land access. Phone 509-536-1200 Activities BIKING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related

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Folsom Farm Site, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Fishtrap is just a 30-mile drive southwest of Spokane, Washington. From Interstate 90, take Exit 254, and then travel east for 1.75 miles to access the public lands. Phone 509-536-1200 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails

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Trailhead: Independence Pass

Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds | Atkisson Group camp | Moss Creek campground | Oklahoma campground | North Fork Campground (WA) | Iron Creek Campground | Tower Rock Campground

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Grand Coulee Dam, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions 90 miles west of Spokane, Washington on State Highway 155 Phone 509-633-9265 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas | Grand Coulee Power

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Keystone Harbor, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located on Highway 20, 3 miles south of Coupville on Whidbey Island, Island County, Washington. Phone (888) 226-7688 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas | Keystone Harbor

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Lake Bryan, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions 9 miles northeast of Starbuck, Washington, on Little Goose Dam Road. Phone (509) 751-0240 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation

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Lake Sacajawea, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions 5.5 miles east of Burbank, WA, on Highway 124, 2.5 miles north on Monument Drive. Phone (509) 547-7781 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds | CHARBONNEAU PK |

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Lake West, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located 41.5 miles northeast of Pasco, Washington, on Pasco-Kahlotus Road to Kahlotus, WA, then 6 miles south on Devil’s Conyon Road. Phone (509) 282-3219 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

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Lower Granite Lake, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions (To the Office and Greenbelt Ramp) Just north of the interstate blue bridge to 100 Fair Street, in Clarkston, WA. Phone (509) 843-1493 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Campground Reservations

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McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located off of Highway 395, five miles south of Pendleton, Oregon, and 7 miles south of I-84. Phone 509-546-8300 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

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Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds | Beckler River Campground | The Dalles Campground | Denny Creek Campground | Douglas Fir Campground | Excelsior Group Camp | Gold

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Mud Mountain Dam (White River), Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Enumclaw, 8 miles east on WA 410. Phone (360) 825-3211 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas | Mud Mountain Dam (White River) Website Upon completion in 1948,

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Copper Glance Trailhead

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities BIKING, BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds | KACHESS | SALMON LA SAC | Bumping Lake Campground | MINERAL SPRINGS GROUP | Indian Creek (WA)

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Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Cape Flattery to the mouth of the Copalis River, on Washington’s outer coast. Phone (360) 457-6622 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING, DIVING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas | Olympic

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Wynoochee Pass Trailhead

Olympic National Forest, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, DIVING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds | WILLABY CAMPGROUND | LOUELLA CABIN | HAMMA HAMMA CABIN | INTERROREM CABIN | FALLS CREEK CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Washington

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Olympic National Forest, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Activities BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, DIVING, HORSE CAMPING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas | Olympic National Forest Olympic National Forest offers diverse

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Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Padilla Bay is about 70 miles north of Seattle near Anacortes, Wash. Phone 360-428-1558 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HIKING, HUNTING, DOCUMENTARY SITE, OBSERVATION SITE, INFORMATION SITE, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING, SWIMMING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas | National Estuarine Research Reserve System

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Split Rock, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Highway 97 at Tonasket, Washington, take the Loomis-Oroville Highway west through Loomis. Approximately 4 miles west of Loomis, turn left into BLM’s Split Rock recreation site. Phone 509-536-1200 Activities BOATING, FISHING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington

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Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From the town of Toppenish, take Highway 97 south approximately 10 miles. The refuge entrance is on the west side of Highway 97. Phone 509-865-2405 Activities HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas In the agriculturally-intensive Yakima Valley

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Turn Point, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Turn Point is on the western most end of Stuart Island and is only accessible by water. The Roche Harbor Resort boat ramp, located on San Juan Island is the nearest launch site. Local launch fees apply. Other private marinas are located throughout the San Juan Islands. Phone (509)

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Twin Lakes, Washington Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Highway 28 at Harrington turn west onto Coffeepot Road and travel about 12 miles, then turn right onto Highline Road. Watch for public land access signs. Drive 1.5 miles to the entrance on the right. Follow this access road for about two miles to reach the recreation site.

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