Hipcamp host Byron B.
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Private campsites on 60 acres and 1/2 mile of Bogachiel river frontage. Tons of fire wood available, one saw is provided at communal area.  You may burn anything you can find.   Often  you would need to bring dry wood to get fire started.

 Each camp site is well away from the others, no problem about privacy. You can drive your vehicle right to your site.   Currently


Private campsites on 60 acres and 1/2 mile of Bogachiel river frontage. Tons of fire wood available, one saw is provided at communal area.  You may burn anything you can find.   Often  you would need to bring dry wood to get fire started.

 Each camp site is well away from the others, no problem about privacy. You can drive your vehicle right to your site.   Currently there is 2 kayaks for your use, lifejackets too.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
5 sites
Up to 54 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Pull-in site
No hookups
Potable water available
Wifi available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
Have a question? Send BYRON a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Check with owners if you intend to use on property, or I can direct you to lots of places to ride.

Wind sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Bogachiel River Campsites Camp in Washington.


Two horses are very friendly; don't hesitate to shoo them away if needed.

Hot spring
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole

The vibe at Bogachiel River Campsites Camp

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Hipcamper Donovan
Donovan J.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 19th, 2016

Beautiful campsite right on the bank of the Bogachiel River. This would be a perfect basecamp while you explore the Olympic National Park and all that the Olympic Peninsula has to offer. Although it was raining and cold when I was there, I would imagine that this would be a really fun spot during the summer. You could swim or paddle in the river and chill by the fire in the evening. I was inspired by the beautiful beaches and rain forest all around and can't wait to get back up to this area again. This camp is highly recommended! Thanks Byron and Hipcamp!

Camp vibes. Enjoying the fire from inside my tent to get out of the rain. This campsite sits right on the bank of the Bogachiel River. You can pitch a tent just about anywhere on this clearing and get a great view of the river. Ruby Beach! This place was one of my favorite beaches in the area. This is a great place to be at sunset. I spent couple hours hiking around and exploring the banks of this river. Whether you spend your downtime at the beach, in the forest, or on the river, this place is worth the trip.
Hipcamper Carlos

Perfect tent site on the river!

Carlos B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
March 17th, 2019

An amazing spot right on the river. We came here for some winter steelhead fishing and to use as a basecamp for adventures in and around Olympic National Park and we were not disappointed! We stayed at the site on the far end closest to the bridge. It was out in the open and perfect. When you drive through the gate, go across the field and you can choose your site. Forks is a short drive away and has everything you'll need (food, gas, supplies). The Hoh Rainforest is a little over an hour away. La Push and Rialto are 10 minutes away. The location is about an hour from Port Angeles. Firewood is available on site for $5 an armload. We didn't know this until after we had left but went into Forks to buy wood. I recommend buying from Byron since he has a way better deal! We hope to come back in the summer. Highly recommended!

The spot closest to the bridge is on an open meadow. Best views and easiest river access. Was a perfect spot to fly fish from.View of the field you drive across to get to the sites.
Hipcamper Max
Max R.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 27th, 2017

Byron and his family were very friendly and helpful, and the surrounding area is gorgeous. The site is right on a river you can walk down for over a mile or even go for a swim. The site itself wasn't particularly well groomed, though. Full of lumps of dry grass we had to shovel out of the way just to set up our tent. Other than that slight hiccup, we had a lovely time at Byron's site. It is also probably a bit overpriced. Would still recommend!

Hipcamper Joe
Joe M.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 5th, 2017

There are actually four campsites here; the one pictured (which is very nice) plus three others (which are overgrown and do not have river access). Water out of the spigot was very cloudy and lots of debris, so we didn't believe it was potable.

Hipcamper BYRON
Response from BYRON, the Host, on June 9th, 2019

Not sure where Joe tried to fill up. It was not where the directions say to. The water is excellent out of the two faucets on the Barn.

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Katherine
Katherine W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 12th, 2018

Beuatiful and very private campsite that has been well prepared and maintained. The instructions make it very easy to find and navigating through the property is well marked in general - just make sure to take a right at the corner of the paddock when you reach the river. Access to each campsites is then clearly marked.

Hipcamper Elise
Elise B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 1st, 2018

Great campsite by the river - good for groups. There were a few boats you can use to paddle around the river and it was overall very quiet. Would come again!

Hipcamper Katrina
Katrina H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 6th, 2018

This spot is great if you want a quiet spot by a river away from bustles of big campgrounds. We didn’t have any interaction with the host, but also didn’t need to! There are beautiful horses on the property and we enjoyed hearing the river rushing as we slept. Definitely used our shovel a few times, so if that’s not your idea of a bathroom...this may not be your place! Overall, a very easy, lovely experience!

Hipcamper Morgan
Morgan W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 13th, 2018

Great camping spot, we went in the middle of the week so there were no other campers. There were multiple spots to pick from in the tree line and we picked a great spot to set up our hammocks and tent. The access to the river was very easy and private. The river is flowing in some areas but the way the rocks go out into the river it made a great spot for my dog to play without worries of him swimming down with the river. We bought firewood at the gas station just before we got there and found a bit of firewood left over at our spot. We didn't see anyone other than when we pulled up and got directions at the house to the sites, so very private! Would definitely camp here again.

Hipcamper Brendan
Brendan C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 18th, 2018

Great site and we would stay here again now that we know a bit more about it.

Pros: Huge, private, on the river, kayaks/boat available for use, rope swing off the bridge is a huge perk, 2 minutes from a store, 10 minutes from Rialto Beach & second/third beach trailheads.

Cons: Could've used better directions for getting to the site (we were nervous to open the gate and go in with the horses, and another sentence on the description would have gone a long way in explaining that) and there was no wood available so we had to go to the store to buy some. Little bit overpriced for not having a toilet, wood or any ammenities.

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