Name: North Fork Campground - Washington
We visited North Fork Campground in July of 2013 and the following are our observations from that visit.
North Fork Campground is situated along the Cispus River in typical pacific northwest rain forest. However in mid-season 2013 half of the campground was closed for removal of several trees in danger of falling. So for that part of the campground my pictures will not be accurate. I took this note from the campground managements site; "10/21/13 – We apologize for the inconvenience but we will need to close Sites 1 and 21-32 until further notice due to issues with tree root rot. This may extend for into the 2014 season, please check back for updates."
Campsites: There are 33 campsites any of which many be used for RV or tent camping. All are equipped with a picnic table and fire ring with attached grate. The road and the driveways are paved. Other than the pavement this is a natural setting.
Host on Site: Yes there is a host on site where you can buy firewood or get help as needed.
Water: There is a pressurized water system with hydrants scattered throughout the campground.
Garbage Services: Yes.
Electricity Available: No.
Restroom: There are 2 vault style outhouses, both were fairly clean at the time of our visit.
Handicap Accessible: Both of the outhouses are handicap accessible. With the paved roads and driveways North Fork is more handicap accessible than most campgrounds.
Firewood: You may buy firewood from the camp host.
Pets: Pets are alowed but must be kept on a leash or in a kennel.
Picnic Area: No.
Fishing: Fishing is available in the Cispus River and many nearby streams. Also you may hike into Blue Lake.
Wildlife: Deer and black bear are common here but there had not been any trouble with bear in the campground in 2013.
Nearby Services: Randle, WA to the north is the nearest source for food, gas, fishing tackle and other camping supplies.
RV Dumping Site: There is an RV dump station at Maple Grocery in Randle, WA.
Elevation: 1420 Feet
Reviewed Date: July 2013
Fees And Reservations: As of July 2013 the daily fee was $18. There is an extra vehicle fee of $9 also.
You may check the current fee schedule and reserve a campsite for your stay at recreation.gov.
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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