Description

If a cushy campsite with water, restrooms, picnic tables, and access to some of the prettiest areas of the park sounds like a good time to you, then Trouble it is! This place is full of the good kinda trouble--with access to fishing, kayaking, swimming on the Skykomish River, and a nature trail to boot--just don’t get kicked out for having too much fun at Troublesome Creek Campground (we’re pretty sure you can’t get kicked out).
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
25 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Troublesome Creek Campground.

Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Court
Court C.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 28th, 2015

This is a great family campsite if you get your reservations in early. Good day hikes all around. It's far enough off the highway that only the dedicated make it here; about 45 minutes from Skykomish on a clear day. Set out early if you want to catch Blanca Lake. There are great swimming holes in Troublesome Creek - primed for the perfect dip on a hot August day.

Hipcamper C
C C.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 14th, 2015

Part of the road from Index to here washed out in 2006, so you have to go through Skykomish to get here. There is pavement at first, then several miles of gravel road. There are two campground loops, on either side of the creek. The West loop feels more open, and has some rebuilt sites with tent pads right by the Skykomish river. The loop East of the creek is steep and more forested, a few sites (14-18) are right on/above the creek. Some are larger spots that you walk in a little ways to access. Many were reserved for the weekend, but the East loop was empty when I was there mid week. There is a little trail with bridges across Troublesome creek. Cool large rock slabs in the creek.

Hipcamper Sarah D.
recommends this listing.
May 31st, 2018
Park
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests
State
Washington
Country
United States
Phone Number
(425) 783-6000
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
47.889° N, 121.365° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 7 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 18 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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