Description

Alerting All Backpackers! Lightning Creek Boat-In campground is an unparalleled sight on Ross Lake. Paddle 10 miles from Ross Dam to find the backcountry oasis from your dreams. Lightning Creek has it all. A boat dock? Check! Access to hiking trails? You got it! An old bridge to Instagram you heart away?! OF COURSE! Now go get your backcountry permit before you embark on the trip to last a lifetime… to be envied by everyone on your Facebook timeline.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
6 sites
Up to guests per site
Boat
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Lightning Creek Boat Camp.

Forest
River, stream, or...
Waterfall
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Park
North Cascades National Park
State
Washington
Country
United States
Phone Number
(360) 854-7200
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
48.877° N, 121.022° W
Unknown price
Boat In: 6 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
  7. Build an inclusive outdoors
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Leave No Trace

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors
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