Winter Schedule

Park Name Campground Closes Campground Reopens Day-Use
Closes
Day-Use Reopens Watercraft Launch
Closes
Watercraft Launch Reopens
Alta Lake 9/30/2014 4/1/2015 9/30/2014 4/1/2015 9/30/2014 4/1/2015

Anderson Lake None None 11/1/2014 4/25/2014 11/1/2014 4/26/2015
     
Battle Ground Lake Open Open Open Open Open Open
  • Limited services, restroom closed
Bay View Partial Partial Open Open None None

Beacon Rock 10/28/2014 4/14/2015 Partial Partial Open Open
  • Two standard campsites are available at the moorage area and five utility sites at the RV camping area are available year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. There is one restroom and one shower available in both locations. The main campground and group camp are closed during the winter. 
  • The boat launch and moorage docks are open year-round with the exception of inclement weather. The boat pumpout and electrical hookup sites on the moorage dock are closed during the winter.
  • All day use areas and trailheads are open except the upper picnic area, which is closed during winter. The park and trails are open from 8 a.m. to dusk.
  • The South, Southeast and Southwest faces of Beacon Rock are closed to technical rock climbing and base access beginning February 1.
Belfair Open Open Open Open None None
  • The main loop and the beach loop of the campground are open. However, water and sewer may not be available due to possible freezing of the water and sewer systems.
  • Water is available from the winter water supply located near the trailer dump.
Birch Bay Partial Partial Open Open Open Open

Blake Island Open Open Open Open None None
  •  Water is typically turned off in late November (weather dependent) At that time a primitive campsite fee of $12 is charged at the west campground.
  • When the water is shut off in the west campground the restroom is closed, but a vault toilet is available.
Blind Island Open Open Open Open None None

Bogachiel Partial Partial Open Open None None

Bottle Beach None None Open Open None None

Bridgeport  10/31/2014 4/1/2015  10/31/2014 4/1/2015  10/31/2014 4/1/2015

Bridle Trails None None Open Open None None

Brooks Memorial  10/31/2014 4/1/2015  10/31/2014 4/1/2015 None None

Cama Beach None None Open Open None None
  • Overnight cabin rentals are available year-round.
Camano Island Partial Partial Open Open Open Open

Cape Disappointment Open Open Open Open Open Open
  • Reservations are accepted year-round for camping, yurts, cabins, and vacation houses.
  • Spring and summer camping reservations for campsites 11-20, 101-110, and 161-170 are accepted after the winter storm season each year (usually in March). These sites are in an area susceptible to erosion from winter storms and tidal surges and may not be open to camping because of damage. The sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis during the winter, weather permitting.
Centennial Trail None None Open Open None None

Clark Island Open Open Open Open None None

Columbia Hills  10/20/2014 4/1/2015  10/20/2014 4/1/2015  10/20/2014 4/1/2015
  • Dalles Mountain Ranch and Horsethief Butte day use is open without toilet facilities from November 1 to March 31.
Columbia Plateau Trail None None Open Open None None
  • North end and 15 miles of south end are open year-round.
Conconully  10/31/2014 4/1/2015  10/31/2014 4/1/2015  10/31/2014 4/1/2015

Crawford None None 9/1/2014 5/16/2015 None None

Curlew Lake  1/31/2014 4/1/2015
 10/31/2014 4/1/2015
 10/31/2014 4/1/2015 
  • Snow conditions may influence reopening dates.
Cutts Island None None Open Open None None

Daroga 10/1/2014 4/1/2015 10/1/2014 4/1/2015 Open Open

Dash Point Partial Partial Open Open None None
  • Campsites 1-51 are open all winter and contain utility sites as well as standard sites.  All other sites are closed until mid May 2015..
  • The day-use area will have periodic closures during the winter.
Deception Pass Partial Partial Partial Partial Open Open
  • Reservations are accepted year-round.
  • Quarry Pond is open year-round.
  • Cranberry Campground (including Forest Loop) closed on October 31. The Lower Loop reopens March 1, and the Forest Loop reopens April 1.
  • The CCC Interpretive Center is closed October through March, but it is available by appointment during winter.
  • Rosario day-use area closed November 1 and reopens February 28.
  • North Beach closed November 1 and reopens March 1.
  • Bowman Bay Campground closed October 1 and reopens April 1.
Doe Island Open Open Open Open None None

Dosewallips Partial Partial Open Open None None
  • Campground is partially open.
  • The water supply at the utility sites may be turned off during freezing weather.
  • The park experiences intermittent river flooding in December and January. During flooding, the day-use area of the park will be closed. For flooding closure information, please call the park at 360-796-4415.
Doug's Beach None None Open Open None None
  • No toilet facilities are available from October 20 to March 31.
Eagle Island None None Open Open None None

Federation Forest None None 10/1/2013 4/1/2014
None None
  • Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
  • The interpretive center is closed until further notice.
Fields Spring Open Open Open Open None None
  • A Sno-Park permit is required in winter.
Flaming Geyser None None Open Open None None

Fort Casey Open Open Partial Partial Open Open
  • Interpretive center is open daily June through August, Friday through Monday in September, weekends in October, and Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
  • The picnic area of the park closes October 1 and reopens May 1.
Fort Columbia None None Open Open None None
  • Vacation houses are available for rent year-round.
Fort Ebey 11/1/2014 3/1/2015 Open Open None None

Fort Flagler  Open  Open Open Open Open Open
  • Vacation houses and Retreat Centers are open year-round.
  • RV dump station is closed November 1 through Feb. 28.
    RVs can dump at sit 95.
  • The museum is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends from October through May.
  • Docks are removed end of September and reinstalled in March.
  • Upper Campground loop closes September 30, reopens May 1.
  • Limited water facilities November 1 through February 28.
Fort Simcoe None None  10/31/2014 4/1/2015 None None

Fort Townsend 10/15/2014 4/1/2015 Open Open None None
  • The water supply in the day-use area is turned off for the season. The restroom is still open.
  • The trailer dump is closed until the second weekend in March.
Fort Worden Open Open Open Open Open Open
  • Lower campground is reservable year-round.
  • Water supply is turned off at individual campsites through February 15. Potable water is available near the restroom across from campsite #24 and near the dump station in the upper campground.
  • Launch float is removed in October and reinstalled in March.
Ginkgo Petrified Forest / Wanapum Recreational Area 11/1/2014 3/1/2015 11/1/2014 3/1/2015 11/1/2014 3/1/2015
  • The day-use area at Gingko Petrified Forest is open weekends and holidays from November 1 to March 1.
  • Ginkgo Petrified Forest Interpretive Center is open by appointment only.
  • Wanapum Recreation Area is open for camping, day-use, and watercraft launch on weekends and holidays only from November 2 to March 19.
  • Watercraft launch at Wanapum is open on weekends and holidays (depending on weather conditions) from November 2 through March 19.
  • Campground is open weekends and holidays.
  • Day-use is open weekends and holidays.
  • Watercraft launch is open weekends and holidays.
Goldendale Observatory None None Partial Partial None None
  • The observatory is open noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from October 1 to March 31. Tours are available by reservation. To make a reservation, call the park office at 509-773-3141.
  • Day-use is closed weekends and holidays.
Grayland Beach Open Open Open Open None None
  • Campground and yurts are on year-round reservations.
  • Park office hours are limited during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
Griffiths-Priday None None Open Open None None

Hope Island (Mason) Open Open Open Open None None

Hope Island (Skagit) None None Open Open None None

Ike Kinswa Open Open Open Open Open Open
  • Campsites 42-73 and cabins 1-9 are available for reservation year-round. Campsites 1-41 and 74-101 are closed from October 1 to April 1. The trailer dump station also closes for the winter season. The winter fresh water supply is located at the trailer dump station.
Illahee Open Open Open Open Open Open

Iron Horse None None Partial Partial None None
  • Snoqualmie Pass Tunnel is closed October 31 to May 1. Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
James Island Open Open Open Open None None
  • The moorage dock is available from April through October 15. The dock is removed during late fall and winter months to prevent storm damage.
Jarrell Cove Open Open Open Open None None

Joemma Beach 11/1/2014  3/01/2015 Open Open Open Open
  • Dock is removed mid-October and is reinstalled mid-May.
Jones Island Open Open Open Open None None
  • There is no drinking water from September - March.
Joseph Whidbey None None 10/1/2013 4/1/2014 None None

Kanaskat-Palmer Open Open Open Open None None

Kinney Point Open Open Open Open None None

Kitsap Memorial Open Open Open Open None None
  • A vacation house is available for rent year-round.
Kopachuck None None Open Open None None

Lake Chelan  10/31/2014 3/1/2015  10/31/2014 3/1/2015  10/31/2014 3/1/2015
*Snow conditions may influence reopening date.

Lake Easton 10/31/2013 5/1/2015
*Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
Partial Partial  10/15/2014 5/1/2015
snow conditions may influence reopening date.
  • The day-use area is open for overnight camping during the winter. A Sno-Park permit is required from November 15 through April 30 for day-use and winter camping.
  • Watercraft launch is open depending on water level on weekends and holidays.
  • Snoqualmie Tunnel will not open until May 15th because of snow. Easton- Whittier tunnel will remain closed until mid-spring.
  • Watercraft launch is open weekends and holidays.
Lake Sammamish None None Partial Partial Open Open
  • Sunset beach parking area is closed to vehicles October through April.
Lake Sylvia Open Open Open Open Open Open
  • The group camp (G1) and four walk-in campsites (P3 to P6) close October 1 and reopen April 1.
Lake Wenatchee 11/16/2014 4/1/2015 
*Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
Open Open 11/8/2014 4/1/2015
*Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
  • During winter months, both campgrounds are closed. However, during this time camping is available in a designated area of the south park day-use area. This area has picnic tables, fire pits, and two covered day-use shelters. Heated restrooms and hot showers are located nearby. No utility hook-ups are available during the winter months.
  • Due to varying snow conditions, contact the park at 509-763-3101 for details regarding opening and closing of campgrounds.
Larrabee Partial Partial Partial Partial None None
  • Campsites 1-7 and 43-48, group camp, walk-in campsites, north day-use area, restrooms, and shelter close October 15 and reopen April 1.
  • Water is unavailable in the campground from November 1 to March 1.
Leadbetter Point None None Open Open None None

Lewis and Clark 9/30/2014 5/1/2015 9/30/2014 5/1/2015 None None
  • The Environmental Learning Center is reservable year-round.
  • Jackson House tours are available year round by appointment. Call 360-864-2643.
Lewis and Clark Trail 11/1/2014 3/29/2015 11/1/2014 3/29/2015 None None

Lime Kiln Point None None 10/1/2013 5/27/2014 None None

Lincoln Rock  10/31/2014 3/1/2015  10/31/2014 3/1/2015 Open Open

Manchester Open Open Open Open None None
  • The campground water is shut off in the winter and turned back on in mid-March.
  • Square Lake is closed for the season on October 1, 2014 and reopens April 16, 2015.
Maryhill Open Open Open Open Open Open

Matia Island Open Open Open Open None None
  • The moorage dock is available from April through October 15. The dock is removed during late fall and winter months to prevent storm damage.
McMicken Island None None Open Open None None

Millersylvania Partial Partial Open Open Open Open
  • Campground is partially open October 1 through May 15.
Moran Partial Partial Open Open Open Open
  • Some campsites are closed in winter.
  • North end campground is closed September 15 and reopens May 15. Midway closes October 31 and reopens April 15.
Mount Pilchuck None None Open Open None None

Mount Spokane 9/15/2014 7/1/2015
*Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
Open Open None None
  • The campground may open earlier than July 1 depending on snow conditions.
  • Summit Road closes the second Sunday of October.
  • Campground is open weekends and holidays.
Mystery Bay None None Open Open Open Open
  • No potable water is available October through March.
  • Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
  • Moorage stay - up to 5 days allowed October 1 - April 30. 
Nolte None None Open Open Open Open

Obstruction Pass Open Open Open Open None None

Ocean City Open Open Open Open None None

Olallie None None Open Open None None

Olmstead Place None None Open Open None None
  • Guided tours are available by appointment. Call the park at 509-925-1943.
Pacific Beach Open Open Open Open None None

Pacific Pines None None 10/1/2014 5/1/2015 None None

Palouse Falls Open Open Open Open None None
  • Water is turned off October through April.
Paradise Point Partial Partial Open Open None None
  • Sites 44-69 close October 15 and reopen May 1.
  • Sites 1-43 (Drive In) and Sites 70-79 (Hike In) open year round.
  • Park is open 8 AM to dusk winter season.
Patos Island Open Open Open Open None None

Peace Arch None None Open Open None None

Pearrygin Lake 10/31/2014 4/1/2015 10/31/2014 4/1/2015 11/30/2014 6/1/2015
  • Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
  • Parking area and roads are plowed and maintained for day hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing access in winter.
Penrose Point Partial Partial Open Open None None
  • Only campsites 1-21 are open from October 1 through May 15. No shower facilities are available.
  • Moorage is available year round.
Peshastin Pinnacles None None  10/31/2014 3/15/2015 
*Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
None None
  • Park opening depends on trail conditions.

Posey Island Open Open Open Open None None

Potholes Open Open Open Open Open Open

Potlatch Partial Partial Open Open None  None
  • Sites 59-93 close September 17 and reopen April 16.
Rainbow Falls Open Open Open Open None None

Rasar Open Open Open Open None None

Reed Island Open Open Open Open None None

Riverside Partial Partial Open Open Open Open
  • Spokane House Interpretive Center closes September 7 and reopens May 31.
  • Nine Mile Recreation Area at Riverside State Park closed October 15 and reopens April 1.
  • The ORV area is open daily 8 a.m. to dusk through winter.
  • Upper campground is open in the winter.
  • Lake Spokane and the Equestrian campgrounds are closed October 15 and reopen April 1.
Rockport None None Partial Partial None None
  • Rockport is closed Wednesdays and Thursdays from November 1 through March 31.
Sacajawea None None  10/31/2014 3/31/2015  10/31/2014 3/31/2015
  • The Sacajawea Interpretive Center is closed from November 1 through March 31.
Saddlebag Island Open Open Open Open None None

Saint Edward None None Open Open None None

Saltwater 9/16/2014 5/15/2015 Open Open None None
  • The Saltwater Café is closed September 16 and reopens May 15.
  • Campground closed September 16, reopens May 15
Scenic Beach Partial Partial Open Open None None
  • Campsites 25 through 50 are closed October 1 and reopen May 1.
Schafer 10/1/2014 4/27/2015 Open Open None None
  • Day-use area parking is open during fishing season.
Seaquest Partial Partial Open Open None None

Sequim Bay Partial Partial Open Open Open Open

Shine Tidelands None None Open Open None None
  • The Shine Tidelands are open during shellfish season.
Skagit Island None None Open Open None None

South Whidbey 10/1/2014 5/1/2015 Open Open None None

Spencer Spit 10/27/2014 2/28/2015 10/28/2013 3/1/2014 None None
Spring Creek Hatchery None None Open Open None None

Squak Mountain None None Open Open None None

Squilchuck 10/1/2014 5/15/2015 
*Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
None None None None
  • The group camp is open and available for reservations from May 1 through September 30 for groups of 20 or more guests. Snow conditions may influence reopening date. 
Steamboat Rock Partial Partial Open Open Open Open
  • Jones Bay closes September 30. Osborn Bay and Crown Point are open year-round.
  • The Sage campground closes October 15 and reopens April 1. The Dune and Bay campgrounds are open on a first-come, first-served basis during winter. Water at individual campsites is shut off in winter. Winter water is available next to the restroom in the Dune campground.
  • The watercraft launch docks are removed in October. They are reinstalled in March or when the lake is no longer freezing.
Steptoe Battlefield None None Open Open None None

Steptoe Butte None None Open Open None None
  • Snow conditions may influence reopening date.
Stuart Island Open Open Open Open None None
  • There is no drinking water from September to March.
Sucia Island Open Open Open Open None None
  • Floats remain during winter.
  • There is no water October 1 through March 31.
Sun Lakes - Dry Falls  10/31/2014 4/1/2015 Open Open Open Open
  • Sites 58-88 - Anytime after October 1, the water in these sites can be turned off due to weather. Winter water supply is available at the Contact Station. These sites will close on November 1.
  • Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays to Tuesdays from March 1 to April 30. Call 509-632-5214 for more information.
  • Dry Falls Visitor Center summer hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from May 1 through September 30.
  • The center is closed on the following holidays: Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Presidents Day.
Tolmie None None Partial Partial None None
  • Day-use area is open Wednesday through Sunday September 17 through April 15.
Triton Cove None None Open Open Open Open
  • Float is removed mid-November and reinstalled mid-March.
Turn Island Open Open Open Open None None

Twanoh Open Open Open Open Open Open
  • Upper campground restroom is closed and there is no water at individual campsites during the winter.
Twenty-Five Mile Creek  10/31/2014 3/31/2015  10/31/2014 3/31/2015  10/31/2014 6/1/2015
  • Watercraft launch reopens when there is sufficient water in the lake to allow safe use of the launch.
Twin Harbors Partial Partial Open Open None None
  • Campsites 70-190 and 235-276 are closed from November 1 to June 15.
Wallace Falls Open Open Open Open None None

Wenatchee Confluence Open Open Open Open Open Open

Westhaven None None Open Open None None

Westport Light None None Open Open None None

Yakima Sportsman Open Open Open Open None None
  • There is limited service during winter.

Reservations
Operators are available to assist with booking reservations for specific park campgrounds, group camps, and some picnic facilities / kitchen shelters, as well as cabins, yurts, and platform tents. For more information on making reservations, check out our reservations page, or call 888-226-7688.

Information Center
The Information Center is available to assist with questions regarding specific parks, overnight accommodations, recreation programs, and seasonal park closures. The Information Center can be contacted at 360-902-8844 or via email.