Colonial Creek Campground, North Cascades National Park

4.5
#6 of 15 in Parks in North Cascades National Park
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  • We booked a walk in campsite for a weekend last August, wanting an experience one level up in ruggedness vs. regular car camping. The campground is very nice, and the walk in sites appeared more spaci...  more »
  • We were driving through the North Cascades and decided to stop at The Colonial Creek Campground for a picnic and a swim. What a beautiful place! Gorgeous view, great little beach area and perfect wate...  more »
  • We've done a quick stop here for a "stretch and look" several times heading to the Methow Valley and I finally had a chance to camp here recently for just one night. The natural beauty of the water an...  more »
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  • If it had showers and a campfire allowance, I'd give it a 10/10! The park is clean, with flush toilets in the bathroom (There are no papertowels or any other way to dry your hands in the bathroom sinks, so bring your own towel). Most campsites are large and shady. It was quiet at night and had some of the most beautiful scenery I've seen in all my years of camping. A wonderful place!
  • This is a gorgeous place to camp! The facilities are well maintained and clean. (Bonus! Flushing toilets!) It's often very busy when the weather is good. We camped at a walk-in site, which was more remote. Due to the non-stop rain for 3 days, we were some of the only campers. Nice trail heads near by. FYI: Zero cell service.
  • • Pretty big campground with a lot of sites. There are some “walk to” sites with more privacy. • Flush toilets, tapped water. • No sinks to wash dishes. You are supposed to wash dishes in your own bucket somewhere and then flush it to a special sink, but even that sink didn’t work. • Bear lockers at every site. • If you camping here in the middle of August, be ready that campfire is probably not allowed because of the Canadian forest fires.
  • It used to be a lot better. There are no longer any ranger programs here. The amphitheater sits empty. Very difficult to come without a reservation. It was easy back when they didn't take them just a year or two ago. The lake and views are great and the sites are superior to the Newhalem campground, but either show up at 10am Monday Tuesday or Wednesday or have a reservation.
  • Really well maintained camp sites, clearly marked, and easy to pack in. Almost all the sites have direct water access, and the others are near a really pleasant waterfall/creek. Great access to both sides of the lake as well, but the swimming area was really silty.
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