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Olympic National Park, Washington

Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground)

Olympic National Park, Washington


Kalaloch Campground F Rd
Olympic National Park, Washington 98331
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Sites: 168
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 47.612837003755
Longitude: -124.37475236016

Elevation: 34' (approximate)
Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • Free WiFi Free WiFi ?
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-ocean Waterfront Waterfront yes-ocean
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

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24 Reviews

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Review Count: 69
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

Very small sites, but well spaced. Not designed for Big Rigs. Great 'home base' for beachcombing and visiting the Hoh Rain Forest and other local venues. Close to the Visitor Center. Would stay here again !! We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful park right on the ocean. Our site backed up to the bluff over the beach and we had a wonderful view of the beach, surf, sea otters, and sunset. These sites are very few however; the great majority of the campsites are back in the trees, and in spite of it being a bright, sunny day, these were dark and dreary in comparison. This shouldn't detract from the experience, however, as rain or shine the place to be is on the beach. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A23
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Convenience store at the nearby lodge was nicely stocked with beer, wine, and camp food/necessities. Site roads were easy to navigate for smaller rigs. A larger travel trailer or 5th wheel requires skill in maneuvering to get into some of the spots.

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Review Count: 442
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 90

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

June 30 - July 5 Kalaloch Campground, Olympic National Park, $11 with Golden Age, Site E09. No hookups, reservations accepted in summer and needed, fire pits with grates, 168 sites, picnic, water at restrooms, dump station and water refill (fee $5 with pass, $10 without), Open All Year We needed a campground for the July 4 weekend that had reservations, so we chose this nice NPS campground. Reserved a site along the ocean in the E loop when the reservations were available - hard to get. Loop D, E, F and A have some ocean sites. The sites in this park are varied with some ocean sites and other sites in the trees, along the road and backed up to route 101 which can be loud with cars and lumber trucks passing. Some of the tent sites were really nice hidden in the trees. Make sure you read the length of your site before you book because many are small, some narrow and some you could not have a tow car. Our site was very narrow and our 25ft Sprinter RV just fit in (we don't tow) but we had to squeeze to walk out of our site. It was very private site with a great view of the beautiful ocean. It was good for us but if we came back we would try to pick one of the sites in the D loop from 24 up to mid 30's. E and F are the quiet loops and D along the ocean not the road sites. A is very busy. Ranger walks, talks and night programs. Whales and Sea Otters can be spotted off the coast. We had Bald Eagles flying over our campsite. A lighthouse can be seen in the distance. Ruby Beach at low tide just a few miles up the coast is great for tidepooling. The campground has a nature trail across the street which is a great hike and the Kalaloch Lodge is in walking distance from loop A. The lodge is cute with a restaurant, bar, cabins, beach and there is a store there for supplies. In the morning, you will see at the beach people fishing, flying kites, surfing and even swimming. Another pet friendly beach. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
E 9
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Not big enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Would have loved to be able to get a waterfront site, but inside sites are still nice. Sites are spaced nicely and can be full shade, or mostly sun depending on beach front or interior. Some reviews had commented on noise from the road, but in our July visit, we noticed the sounds of the ocean much more than the road. The price is a bit high for a site with no hookups, but the location is pretty great on the beach, as well as for access to the park. The campground didn't seem to have many options for bigger rigs, I'd imagine it would be tough finding a spot for 30+ft. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 86
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

The location is a 10, on the beach. No Wi-Fi, no cell phone service, no hook ups. Sites very small. we couldn't use our driver side slides. Biggest RV I saw was 32'. NPS campgrounds are out of date. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
D31
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Not Convenient
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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2017 - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is in a spectacularly beautiful location. We did not have to pay any fee (I said $1 cuz it wouldn't accept $0) to stay because we were participating in a beach cleanup (but I think it is usually pretty inexpensive). Our site (D38) was kinda small but we made it work (it was first come first serve, and some of the best spots were taken by tent campers... they do take reservations later in the year). If you are looking for privacy with an amazing view, try to get D24. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
D38
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Go when you can get a reservation... Try to get a site overlooking the ocean.

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Review Count: 254
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 34

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $11.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate is after 50% discount for Interagency pass. Campground is right on the bluff with beach access. But the sites are mostly hidden under trees. Rather small sites. And unlevel despite being paved. Shrubbery between sites makes for good privacy. Constant background noise from the ocean surf. But that's natural, so it's not noise.

Probably very busy during the summer season but we will come back for an overnighter when travelling in the area. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Truck Camper.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my truck camper
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Loved the beach here. Our site was small, but it was a good one night stay. Highly recommend getting a spot right on the overlook, as the views are great!

The spots were nicely spaced apart. Our spot was a little odd, we were next to the ocean, but there were huge bushes so we couldn't see it. That was fine though as we had a ton of privacy. There was a picnic table, but it was very rainy that day, so everything was very muddy. Nothing wrong with that, though. Still a beautiful spot. I wish we could have stayed longer. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 63
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $7.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects Senior discount. Rated a 7 because we were right at the beach (100') otherwise its just a spot to spend the night. Glad we were not on row closest to beach as quite windy with cold wind off ocean. We were few row back in the trees so almost no wind. This is standard Nat park campground w/no hook-up. Restrooms were clean except for trash and shells some kids brought into the woman's restroom. Kids made a mess. There were a few Class-A RVs but most were tents & small pop-ups. We would stay again. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 29
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

What a gorgeous location this is! Miles of beach, nature trail, sunsets....all steps from your campsite. The park is older, heavily treed. Beach-facing sites are more open/sunny and several have direct water views. Sites are well-spaced, but small and uneven. We camped here in a 40-foot MH, which was not easy, but do-able if you are careful and book well ahead to snag one of only 9 sites rated over 40-foot in length. However be prepared to brush trees and do some back/forth to get into your site. In general this campground is much better-suited for smaller rigs. Interestingly enough we got 2 bars of 4G LTE on our Verizon MiFi and also had good reception on our Straight Talk (Verizon-based) phone so look like towers have been upgraded in this area. Loved this area. Would definitely come back! We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 29
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

A waterfront site at Kalaloch is just about my favorite thing on earth. This year we had a pull-thru site which meant our camper door faced the water. It also provided significant privacy. Don't expect level-sites or easy access (you should already know about the lack of hookups, lack of good cell coverage and remote location) and you won't be disappointed upon arrival. Rangers were very visible at the park, checking registrations, speaking with disruptive campers and drumming up attendees for the ranger programs. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 196
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 38

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $7.00
Overall Rating:      

Only spent one night and it was enjoyable, although the check-in process was confusing. The sites are mostly quite small and not level but many have a nice ocean view. There is considerable highway traffic from Hwy 101. Price reflects Senior Pass rates. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 102
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

This is the worse National Park campground I have ever been to. The bathrooms were dirty (perhaps because the park is over crowded). They do not enforce any rules. Way too many people on a site. Parking on the road because of too many cars in a site. The sites are quite small. A pull through means parking on the edge of the road. There are no showers. The beach is nice but the location is not so good. 95 miles to Hurricane ridge. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful, natural setting on the ocean (thought only the first row of sites has actual ocean views). The back loops have natural vegetation. Beware that the back-most loop is directly beside the highway; traffic is infrequent but logging trucks thunder through at night time. Notes: Bathrooms do not have showers. Un-threaded water taps are plentiful. The only threaded water tap is at the dump station. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

This is one of the prettiest campgrounds I know. Situated right on the Pacific Ocean and next to a rain forest, Kalaloch is a stunningly beautiful place to camp. There are several trails from the camp down to the ocean, and each one has a different personality. The beach is long and sandy when the tide is low and allows many opportunities for walking and enjoying the power of the ocean. Overall, a wonderful place to camp. We camped at Kalaloch Campground (NPS Campground) in a Motorhome.

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