Can you camp on the beach in Washington?

Hipcamp staff
A scenic view of Washington

You can camp on the beach in Washington State in designated areas and campgrounds. Some popular beach camping locations include:

  • Kalaloch Campground in Olympic National Park, which offers campsites near the beach with amenities such as picnic tables, fire pits, and restrooms.
  • Shi Shi Beach, also in Olympic National Park, where you can camp on the beach with a backcountry camping permit. This is a more remote and primitive camping experience.
  • Cape Disappointment State Park near the mouth of the Columbia River, which offers campsites, yurts, and cabins within walking distance of the beach.

It's essential to follow all regulations and obtain necessary permits when camping on the beach in Washington. Additionally, always practice Leave No Trace principles to preserve the natural beauty of these areas. Find more beach camping in Washington.