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Top Camping Places in Washington

Megha Chakraborty
Camping in the state of Washington is one of the best ways to explore the incredible Pacific Northwest. Washington certainly has no shortages of campsites and is a paradise for adventure travelers and outdoor enthusiasts.
• Located along the Pacific coastline, Kalaloch offers around 170 campsites for you to choose from where each of which will provide a great place to pitch your tent for the night.
Kalaloch (Olympic National Park)
• The popular South Beach campground is also nearby (around 3 miles south), and it has 50 first-come, first-serve campsites overlooking the lovely beach view.
• In addition to the campsite, campers can also enjoy hiking, biking, beach combing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, exploring tide pools and you can also witness the abundant wildlife like harbor seals, dolphins, porpoises, whales, and sea otters.
• Situated on the southern flank of the great Mount Rainier, Cougar Rock Campsite, has the closest access to the amazing Paradise area of the Park.
Cougar Rock Campground (Mount Rainier National Park)
• The best attraction in the campground is the volcanic Mt. Rainier that boasts a height of 14,411 feet.
• There are about 170 campsites where visitors can enjoy the 10-mile scenic drive from the campground; campers can also experience up-close views of Rainier and its many glaciers.
• One of the most well-known state parks in Washington, Deception Pass, encompasses both Whidbey and Fidalgo Island in island county.
Cranberry Lake Campground (Deception Pass State Park)
• It is an 80-mile drive from the city; this Park features over 300 campsites spread throughout the three areas of the Park.
• The Park also provides two kitchens and an unsheltered picnic table, and you also go for beach exploration, horseback riding, fishing, mountain and rock climbing.
• Camping is at the heart of the Salt creek recreation area as Salt creek is a regional park that draws tourists from all areas of the northwest and is Clallam County's premier parks.
Salt Creek Recreation Area
• With over 92 premium sites comprise the two campground loops at Salt Creek, and approximately 73 sites have a view of the beach.
• The 196-acre park includes upland forests, rocky bluffs, rocky tide pools, sand beach.
• Along with the panoramic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Crescent Bay also has diverse tide pools in the nation.
• This is one of the best campgrounds in North cascades national Park for exploring the rugged region of Washington.
Colonial Creek Campground (North Cascades National Park)
• All 142 sites at Colonial Creek are suited best for tent camping giving adventure travelers and outdoor enthusiasts a chance to enjoy camping.
• This campground also provides a public boat ramp and pier that allows campers to access the aquamarine waters of Diablo Lake; popular recreation outlets at the campground include fishing, boating, and taking quick dips in the frigid water.
• The Hoh rainforest marks the one and only temperate rainforest present in the continental United States.
Hoh Rain Forest Campground
• It is an international tourist destination and unique environment found among a few other places in the world. Campsites here are granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
• The Hoh Rain Forest Campground offers around 78 campsites to aid in multiple days of exploring this lush and inviting landscape.
 • The campgrounds here provide numerous hiking trails like Spruce Nature trail Hoh River Trail and can also enjoy the scenic wildlife.
• For an excellent adventure in the popular San Juan Islands, Moran State Park offers everything a traveler could hope for.
• This Park features around 151 campsites spread out over four distinct areas of the Park.
Moran State Park (Orcas Island)
• This Park features around 151 campsites spread out over four distinct areas of the Park .
• From the marvelous scenery to the amazing hiking, biking, and horse-riding trails along with five freshwater lakes invite fishing, swimming, and non-motorized boating; thus, Park offers it all.
• A 20-mile drive from the lovely Bavarian-themed mountain town of Leavenworth, this State Park is a sterling spot for campground loops at Lake Wenatchee offering over 150 campsites overall.
Lake Wenatchee State Park Campground (Leavenworth)
• The Park is home to diverse wildlife and also has 9 miles of elevated trails for biking and walks. 
So are you tired of the city life? Do you want to experience Overnight adventures abound in the state of Washington? Then you should definitely try these camping sites when you visit the state with your family or friends.