12 Parks near Winthrop, Washington
Jul 2015 - $30.00
Campground hosts are very nice people who do what they can to accommodate. Good space between sites, grounds kept up. We stayed here in July 2015 in a Class A for about 10 days. Town of Twisp is also a fun place to visit the local pub. - katsuey
Jun 2015 - $37.00
We have used this park for many years and it remains one of our favorites. So much depends on what your expectations are. This park is basic but the location is great!
We take advantage of the Methow River for tubing and relaxing...a short walk from any campsite. The owners are most personable people and great camp hosts. Cable TV...there is none. In fact there is no cable anywhere in the Methow Valley. This is a none issue with us.
A very serene and quiet park. We woke up to deer grazing in the park quite often. People also like to fish this river if that interests you.
We look forward to our next visit! - Alpenlite35RK
Sep 2014 - $35.00
OK park just off of highway 20. Modified but adequate pull-throughs. Mostly back-in sites. Restrooms not so good. Wi-Fi slow but adequate for general use. Nice open areas which made the park feel like a park. - jeffnbarb
Sep 2012 - $33.00
First about the rate. We had to pay a $5 non-resident fee (how's that to promote tourism?) and a $6.50 fee for on line reservations (which had a problem so we had to call them to complete the reservation). But the east campground is quite nice. Lots of trees, paved sites, quiet, lake views. We got several TV channels and our VZ broadband worked great! We would come back! - rncordy
Aug 2012 - $6.00
This is a National Forest Service campground situated near Early Winters Creek at an elevation of 3,000 ft. That extra elevation is certainly welcome during the summer when the Methow Valley can be an oven. This is a pretty but primitive campground with spacious sites amid some nice firs and Ponderosa pines. The creek is fast flowing and clear, but since the campground is situated up on a bluff above it, access is somewhat limited. There is a maintained trail to the creek however and you can hear the relaxing sounds of the rushing water from many of the sites. This is a great campground for just kicking back and relaxing. Don't expect anything fancy, just peace and quiet. We would definitely stay here again. The rate reflects the fact that we have a Federal Senior Pass giving us a 50% discount. - BruceandKathyWA
May 2016 - $15.00
You must stop at the entrance station when you enter the park, whether you have a reservation or not (we didn't). If you don't have a reservation you must get a list of available sites from the ranger on duty or if no one is there copy down the site numbers from a list that's posted outside the entrance station (hint: use your cell phone to snap a picture of the list). Sites have different rates based on if they're considered Premium, Choice, Basic, etc. It's a confusing system.
In our case when we stopped at the entrance station a nice lady was there to help us. Unfortunately she seemed to be new to the job and had some trouble answering our questions. She finally gave us a list of about a half-dozen sites available for one night and off we went to select one. We noticed at least two really nice sites right on the water that were unoccupied and had no reservation tags on them, but since they weren't on the list the employee had given us, we passed them up. Turned out they were available after all but we didn't discover that until the next morning.
We camped in the East Campground which is nicely groomed with lots of grass and big trees. There are restrooms, showers and a dump station. If you don't have a water/electric site you will have trouble filling your fresh water tank if you need to because although there are water spigots throughout the park none of them are threaded so you can't attach a hose. We finally pulled into an empty hook-up site to fill our tank. - BruceandKathyWA
Apr 2014 - $37.00
There isn't much privacy between sites, but the sites are nice and large! We were there off season and were able to have our dogs swim in the lake, not sure if they could do that during the busy time of year. The park is quiet and there are lots of birds and wildlife to enjoy. We used the park as a base to do some day trips into Twisp and Winthrop. We would definitely come back again! We stayed in the East campground. - TGordon
May 2013 - $26.00
We did not have a reservation, but early in the season there were a few vacant spaces. This park's (RV) camping is arranged in two separate campgrounds. The "west" campground appeared rather dusty, with loose sand spread over most of the sites which were all close together. We found it rather unappealing. The "east" campground is about a mile further along the access road and was an amazing contrast, as it was beautiful, nicely landscaped with plenty of shade trees (but not so many to make satellite reception difficult). The restroom/shower building appeared to be no more than a couple of years old. This was the cleanest (and newest) of all Washington state park restrooms we've encountered. Showers were 50 cents for 3 minutes (instead of the tokens required at other state parks, this one used quarters). Sites were all paved and relatively level. Site length varied, so longer rigs might have trouble finding a usable spot. Reservations are recommended after mid-May. We would stay here again. - Pete_by_the_river
Jul 2016 - $65.00
This is a beautiful paek, and although we stayed in a cabin, the rv sites looked well spaced out. The only complaint is that the river is obscured by a row of tent campers. Close to town but far enough away to be quiet. - MeetTheGriswolds
Aug 2015 - $41.00
This is a gorgeous park with lots of grass and trees. The sites are nice and large on grass and alternate backing in so that you are not close to your neighbor. The park was full of camping families due to the amenities geared to the kids. There is a nice pool in the park and everyone was rafting in the Methow River. No cable but good wifi. - johnanann
Jun 2015 - $42.00
We regularly stay in this park. It is well managed with friendly staff. The sites are clean and neat with plenty of room. They offer shuttle service to Winthrop which really just a long walk away. - 2WArvers
Jun 2016 - $40.00
Bad service because reservations said, "space #57 best for satellite reception". Uh, no. No Phone, no TV. Only the guy with a 50' cord, on his satellite tripod, and parked on the end has a dish out. Wifi is exasperating. The AT&T tower burned up in a fire. So, that being said, it's pretty, baby trout are biting, etc., etc.. Landscapers are everywhere. - Heathersdesk
May 2016 - $34.00
Plus=Beautiful setting. Very quiet during the week. Eagles Ospreys and Ducks. Good fishing for Trout.
minus= No pump out service for campers without full service. We cut our rez from 9 days to 6 because of this.
No safety bars in very slick showers.
Only pump out and garbage drop is at the top of a very steep hill as you leave.
WIFI is very weak. I couldn't even get my Emails. - Lead Dog
Jun 2014 - $40.00
Very nice park. Lots of families and kids but also a quiet area for the bigger RVs on full hookup sites. Well maintained and clean. Liked the pancake breakfast on the weekend. Friendly owners and staff. Docks for fishing off of and another for swimming. Saw eagles and ospreys! Wi-Fi was very sad! Verizon was two bars where we were parked. Sites were not all easy to get into but they do not park you as a rule. Only if you ask. We would stay here again. - joans8849
Jul 2016 - $30.00
Busy, pretty, happy park, so plan your reservations. No cell service, until you drive a half mile to the cemetery. They call it the phone booth. A couple businesses in town have wifi. $10 per nite for car, $8 reservation fee, etc. - Heathersdesk
May 2016 - $15.00
I'm surprised that no one else has rated this State Park since I last did back in 2012! First, let me say that the park has made some significant improvements since then. For one thing there are now paved parking spots for all the sites which is nice. Fees of course have gone up some. There are two sections to this park and most people stay in the main one. In addition to that there is a smaller and more primitive area with just 6 sites. That is where we camped. There are no reservations for this section but if you can snag a spot there you'll be glad you did because they have great views of the lake and some are right on the shore. There are sharp turns into this section but the sites are large and spacious. Really big rigs will be more comfortable in the main campground. This section has no hook-ups, but makes up for that lack with its peacefulness and scenery. In addition to the campsites there are also a boat launch and day use area. A short nature trail connects this section to the main campground. - BruceandKathyWA
Aug 2012 - $22.00
First, the pros: The surrounding country in this part of the state is beautiful and historically interesting. If you like hiking, bicycling, exploring, hunting, fishing or ATV riding you'll find lots to do. This park is situated on a reservoir with some beautiful old willows that provide much appreciated shade during the hot summer months. The restrooms were clean and modern (showers for 50 cents for 3 minutes). The park is within walking distance of the small town of Conconully if you should need any supplies. Be aware that although there are sites available along the lake shore, they are quite primitive and suitable primarily for tenters. Now the cons: If you want a site with electrical and water hook-ups you will be out in the sun in a shadeless area. Better have a good air conditioner! If you can do without hook-ups there are sites on the grass under the big willows. These sites however are rather odd in that they are so ill defined that people just park in a willy-nilly manner and it's very difficult to tell where one site ends and another begins. Additionally, although the shade can be most welcome, branches falling out of the trees when the wind comes up are not! We ended up moving our trailer out from under the trees at 10:00 pm in the dark because branches as big as 1 and 1/2" to 2" in diameter were falling out of them and hitting our rig. None of the sites offer any privacy so be prepared to hear and see your neighbors. For some reason, although the town of Conconully is small and off the beaten track, everyone in town seems to spend all day going up and down the road that abuts the campground and most of them are driving a motorcycle, ATV or big pick-up truck. All this makes for a noisy experience, although things did quiet down after dark. Finally, we thought the price of $22 for an ill defined place to park on the grass with no hook-ups was a little steep. We would probably look for somewhere else to stay if we go back to this area, but good camping spots in this part of the state are few and far between. - BruceandKathyWA
Aug 2015 - $30.00
Very clean and well maintained , walking distance to town, not all sites re serviced. - albert s
Apr 2007 - $24.00
'Resort' it isn't. Just a few hookups in a very narrow area between the road and the lake. Gravel access and sites, very close together, with a tiny patch of grass by some of the sites. In the spring it is all reserved by fishermen. Nothing to do if you aren't fishing. They also have a couple of rooms they rent. And a very small, very pricey convenience store. The boat launch is owned by the state, and there is a $5.oo fee for launching. - none
Jul 2016 - $30.00
This is a great park to stay in while visiting Winthrop. Walking distance to town and the great Schaffer museum. The sites are all well maintained grass. Very friendly atmosphere. Best, and fastest internet I've ever used. Highly recommended. - barney9376
May 2016 - $30.00
This park is quite close to the center of town with it's "old west" ambiance. Operations are a little casual, we reserved ahead, but had not been assigned a space, though a perfectly satisfactory space was assigned upon arrival. The big disappointment was that showers were $2.00 for 4 minutes --- and special $1 tokens are required to operate the timer. The explanation (for the charge) was that the facilities are open 24/7 and it's the only way to control for "outsiders" using them. (Towels were provided for the showers.) I did not realize that tokens were required, until I discovered that my pocket full of quarters didn't work. Of course, the token machine required paper money -- and that was back in the RV. (I used the tiny wet bath shower in our Van-type class B RV-- and discovered that the Truma tankless water heater I installed this spring worked like a charm.) Were it not for the shower situation I'd have rated this park higher. It was pleasant and had attractive lush lawns. Next time I'm in the area, I'll probably stay at the State Park a few miles out of town. - Pete_by_the_river
May 2016 - $35.00
Delightful park with very helpful owners. One block from downtown makes a visit to this 1800's town easy. Right off Highway 20, We were here before the summer crowds, so we found it quiet. Good cell and satellite service & free wifi. - essentiallady
Aug 2015 - $15.00
Clean park, old school. all hook ups. grass, showers and bathrooms functional and clean. Camp hosts friendly and helpful. level spot. very good wifi. we would camp here again. - Jim Lee
Sep 2014 - $30.00
Very friendly staff, free firewood! No TV signal, pretty small town so a good overnight stop on the way to Spokane. - John WD Smith
Aug 2011 - $30.00
Very nice people! Small park right on hwy 97/153 in the town of Carlton. Easy Access. Looks like there are several long-term renters there. - Sun~n~Snow
Aug 2012 - $38.00
Very nice resort...once you got to the spot! I was told by the owner that my 37' fiver would fit with no issues, and he even tried to guide me around the park and into the spot. But I damaged the trailer while trying to go around a tree on the tight, unlevel access road. After getting to the spot and inspecting the damage, the owner said " Yep, same thing happened to me last year." So they knew but didn't do anything to fix the issue and still offer the sites to bigger rigs! So, if your under 30' I recommend the park, if not be careful! - W. Bates
Jul 2012 - $30.00
We had a site on the crystal clear water. Sites are close together but had room to put out all slides. Very friendly atmosphere. Thought we lost our cat and the whole campground started looking for her. Owners and staff very friendly and helpful. We booked for 2 weeks next year. - Bob & Cheryl
May 2012 - $28.00
Level sites and every one of them has a terrific view of the lake. Wi-Fi was good. Very well cared for campground. We have stayed here before and always enjoy our stays. - dbfay