When it comes to immersing yourself in stunning natural beauty, you can’t beat Washington. The Evergreen State is characterized by magnificent forests, breathtaking mountains, and an abundance of wildlife. This is an outdoor lover’s paradise. Next time you’re looking to pack up the family and head out on an adventure, consider an RV. Explore all of the beauty the state has to offer, all from the comfort of your mobile home. Here are five great RV campsites in Washington State.
The Olympic Peninsula/Port Angeles (OPPA) KOA is just about as great as it gets. With a proximity to beautiful forests, waterfalls, hot springs, and of course, the immaculate Olympic Mountain Range—you’ll get to experience the grandeur of Washington to its fullest at this KOA. Amenities include a hot tub and sauna, bike rentals, a dog park, a playground, and more. Participate in regular activities such as bingo, ice cream socials, movie nights, and more. OPPA will quickly feel like a home away from home.
Lose yourself in nature at this Bothell RV park. Lake Pleasant is conveniently located not far from Seattle and all its exciting attractions, so if you feel like going into the city for the night, it’s no hassle. This is a big rig-friendly site with amenities that include paved interior roads, fishing, nature trails, and Wi-Fi. You’ll find just the escape you’re looking for (without removing yourself too much!) at Lake Pleasant RV Park.
You’ll have to catch your breath when you first get a glimpse of this stunning state park. At Birch Bay, you’ll find serene seclusion without being too far removed from modern conveniences. This 194-acre park boasts 8,255 feet of saltwater shoreline along Birch Bay and 14,923 feet of freshwater shoreline along Terrell Creek. Terrell Creek Marsh is an estuary in the historic Puget Sound. At the park, you’ll find boating, swimming, and fishing opportunities, an amphitheater, basketball court, six fire circles, and plenty of wildlife viewing.
Fun fact: Lewis and Clark explored the Starbucks/Lyons Ferry Marina area in 1805 as they headed down the Snake River. This campground is characterized by the 200-foot Palouse Falls, incredible rock formations, and Joso Bridge. Amenities at the site include a snack bar, fishing opportunities, a dog park, playground, kayak rentals, and even an espresso bar! You’ll find everything from no hook-ups to back in, 50-amp, full hook-ups at this KOA.
You will find both thrilling fun and serenity at Harmony Lake RV Park. Harmony Lake features 80 sites and is big rig-friendly. You’ll be greeted by beautiful lakeside views. There’s a laundromat on-site, fire rings, pedal boats, fishing boats, and canoe rentals. Nearby activities and attractions include the Southwest Washington State Fair (held in August), the Vintage Motorcycle Museum, a dinner steam train, and even a rodeo!