Hipcamp host Brian W.
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Site #7 is the only campground we have on the right side of EC Road. " EC - 7"; An easy access private place. The one with a driveway and covered shelter. The corner where Eight-Mile Creek goes into Elk Creek.  Excellent creek access and lots of room for tents. Toilet is near. Cars can pull in, or loop around the building and exit.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers
1 site
Up to 14 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-through site
Max length 34ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Brian a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


We have paved county roads up to the end of our place to ride. You can easily ride your bike to Doty and back. Mountain bikes a...Read more


The area behind the rock pit is great hiking terrain. 40 year old timber and old growth on top. The neighbors have fences. And ...Read more

Horseback riding

Truck with horse trailer may park in our rock pit nearby their chosen campsite; OR rent site #2; the logged lot with rock drive...Read more


A few creeks here, but Elk Creek is the one big enough to swim. It's a cold water creek, so look for deep places in the sun.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Elk Creek 7 in Washington.


The hill/forest part of our place is about 100 acres. Our road is not a steep climb. 40 year old timber with old growth at top.

River, stream, or creek

Elk Creek is the largest; also Seven Mile and Eight Mile creeks which are summer streams that get deeper in the winter.

Swimming hole

Elk Creek is the one large enough to swim. It's a cold water creek, so look for deep places with good sunlight.


The vibe at Elk Creek 7

Places to see near Elk Creek Runs Through It

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Hipcamper Reineysha
Reineysha M.
recommends this listing.
August 12th, 2019

Me n my friends really enjoyed this spot really private n quiet was hard find at first but he helped us n came to meet us the next morning

Hipcamper Kyle

Very private extremly hard to find

Kyle C.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
August 12th, 2019

Very prrivate to hard to find owner of site was not very helpful and directions where to vague

Hipcamper Tari

Babbling sounds to sleep to

Tari B.
recommends this listing.
August 24th, 2019

Brian was very helpful in moving us to the correct spot. The address is not the actual location it was next door. We tried to find the other sites included in the map the following day to see the others spot but were confused by access points. Our site had sand under the shelter which after a misty rain did stick to our feet and the dog. Creek babbling sounds were great to fall asleep to. very near Rainbow Fall State park.

Hipcamper craig

Great spot in the woods

Craig C.
recommends this listing.
May 25th, 2020

Elk Creek was a great way to get out and enjoy the forest. The site we stayed in was basically a clearing up on top of a logging road. Beautiful country! They have a lot of other sites set up along the main road as well. None of the sites are improved to my knowledge but that was expected so our family packed in what we needed. We were able to have a fire which was amazing. If you are looking for a spot to get out of town and enjoy the great outdoors give this place a shot!

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Hipcamper Brian
Response from Brian, the Host, on May 30th, 2020

We're so glad you enjoyed the place, Craig! Nice pictures of your family; and thanks for posting them and your good words. Improvements been made already with organizing/building sites; Brian on the tractor cutting paths for parking, and us putting rocks in its' bucket for the fire-pits. Family was here to help; good times. We're keeping the wild look; improving access; marking sites; expanded territory too - new map. And toilets next time!

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Hipcamper Justin


Justin L.
doesn't recommend this listing.
May 25th, 2020

It has the potential to be a great set of camping sites. I understand Brian was not available, and the tenants in the area did a great job of trying to make things work. However, it’s really just land. There are no campsites. If you had a hammock tent it would be fine. There were very few places where you could put up a big tent - and youd definitely have to clear it out some. The setting is nice in some places but there’s a neighbor nearby and two sites were right off the road. Again, if the description was more accurate about what you were getting in advance, it would be fine so you could prepare. Otherwise, it’s kinda difficult. Most places you had to park on the shoulder of whatever road there was! Great potential for the future.

Hipcamper Brandi
Brandi M.
recommends this listing.
May 26th, 2020

Lovely spot next to the water. We stayed near the swimming hole but I really would love to explore more of this area. I wasn't sure where else to go. We walked up around the bend and found a yellow gate to explore on-foot per the owner's direction. Looking forward to our next trip here soon, to search for another great place with a larger group. The water access was great, a little trail that pops down to a shallow rock bed that the kids loved playing in.

Hipcamper Jess

Great hosts and remote feel.

Jess L.
recommends this listing.
May 29th, 2020

The land is primitive and we had to find and create our own spot. The camp hosts Casey and Cheryl were friendly, professional, present to answer questions and give information about the location. They went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable. They even showed us a spot for rock hounding.

We love how undeveloped and spacious the land is. We were hundreds of yards from the nearest campers and had lots of privacy. There are hiking trails and access spots to the creeks. The lands backs up to a maze of timber roads.

My only complaint is: At about 1:30 AM a Weyerhaeuser Security Guard came to our camp spot with their flashing yellow lights and flashlights. They told us we were on Weyerhaesuer land and refused to listen to us when we told them we were camping on private property. They threatened to call Fish and Wild Life, The Police, and to handcuff my partner. We were calm and attempted to explain that we had paid to camp on private property, we were told to stop playing games and then had to wait for 30 minutes while he looked at a map in his vehicle. There is no reception at this location so we could not call the property owner or anyone else to come assist. He ended up speeding away after a car that drove past towards Weyerhaeuser land and told us that he would deal with us later. The whole ordeal took about 50 minutes and happened right as we were getting ready for bed. We were quite shaken up and went to bed feeling worried that we would be forced to leave. Later, the same security guard woke us up to apologize since he confirmed that we were on private land.

I would appreciate if the property owners communicated with Weyerhaeuser so this sort of mix up does not happen to any future guests. It made us very uncomfortable and worried that we were scammed.

Despite this terrible situation, we do plan to go back because the property is so beautiful and remote and the hosts were awesome!

Hipcamper Brian
Response from Brian, the Host, on May 31st, 2020

Jess, this is Candy. I am happy to find you - our campers who got harassed by Weyerhauser security!! Brian was hot when he learned this Weyerhauser security bully did that; chased away our campers from our own property??!! Brian went to their office the other day and complained in person. The thing is, that for so many years Weyerhauser trucks have stopped in front of the house to kick mud and wood scraps off their trucks, maybe they'll potty in the woods, leave toilet paper, food wrappers... But it's my road when I pick up garbage, you know. They have used that shoulder for so long, some think it's theirs - but now they know better. Security bully: know your territory! A Weyerhauser boss called Brian and apologized. Okay relations with our neighbor, Weyerhauser now. We told them about the toilets that will be coming, and they were happy to hear it. We want to apologize to you and your party about that incident, Jess. Brian went into the hospital the day most everybody arrived (he's good now). I am thankful that Casey and Cheryl could direct people for us that day. This is our second year of campers. We just upgraded with portable toilets, and more campsites. But for you, Jess, please come back. You will not experience THAT again; and we insist you stay one, or two days, free here to make up for the incident; however Hipcamp does it. We are glad to hear your version of the story too, thanks!

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Hipcamper Brandi
Brandi M.
recommends this listing.
June 14th, 2020

So many great sites along the road with good access to the creek and tons of space to explore. So quiet and peaceful.

Hipcamper Kristina

Great location and host

Kristina S.
recommends this listing.
June 21st, 2020

This campground was great! Just as described: open area, all the sites are right on the water and beautiful! Brian came to meet us when we arrived and told us about some biking/hiking areas as well. We definitely plan to come again!

Elk Creek Runs Through It
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