Hipcamp host Tom  S.
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Come and enjoy the privacy and quiet seclusion of the Cedar Arms campground. Located at the head of the Skokomish Valley near Hood Canal. Enjoy cooling off in the South Fork Skokomish River or hike upriver into the canyon and the Olympic National Forest. Play twelve holes of disc golf on our private course.

This is primitive camping at its finest. There are many great


Come and enjoy the privacy and quiet seclusion of the Cedar Arms campground. Located at the head of the Skokomish Valley near Hood Canal. Enjoy cooling off in the South Fork Skokomish River or hike upriver into the canyon and the Olympic National Forest. Play twelve holes of disc golf on our private course.

This is primitive camping at its finest. There are many great tent sites scattered around the property to choose from. Three have fire rings and picnic tables. Two of the sites will accommodate two or more large tents.

Also there is a central group area with tables for stove set up and food prep. The group area has a large fire ring with benches around it and two picnic tables. This area can be quickly covered with a large tarp during rainy weather. 

Note: In these days of COVID-19 and social distancing we have decided to reduce our availability to one group of campers at a time. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
1 site
Up to 12 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Have a question? Send Tom a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Fishing is available in the South Fork Skokomish River. Campers who would like to fish should familiarize themselves with curre...Read more


We are only a few miles from the Olympic National Forest South Fork Skokomish trailheads and not far from the Staircase entranc...Read more


There is usually enough water in the river for inner tubing and small kayaks.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Cedar Arms Campground in Washington.


We are 3/4 of a mile from the Olympic National Forest boundary.

River, stream, or creek

The South Fork Skokomish River crosses the property.

Swimming hole

The quality of the swimming hole varies from year to year but there is usually a spot or two for a good soak.


The camp is at the end of a 1/2 mile private driveway. Campers MUST drive no faster than 10 MPH. Otherwise the neighbors will c...Read more

The vibe at Cedar Arms Campground

Places to see near Skokomish Valley

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Hipcamper Jordan
Jordan V.
recommends this listing.
July 29th, 2016

We loved the Cedar Arms Campground! The host Tom was extremely welcoming and gave us a tour of the property upon arrival. This is the perfect place to bring a bigger group. The central dining area has plenty of seating, tiki torches, a large overhead tarp, and even a little bar setup. We also took advantage of the great swimming spot in the South Fork Skokomish River that runs next to the property.

This campground is a great spot if you plan on heading up to Olympic National Park, which we did!

Central group area.Setup at site 2.Enjoying the campfire at site 4.Hanging on the South Fork Skokomish River.
Hipcamper Carly
Carly F.
recommends this listing.
August 14th, 2016

An incredible, lovely experience. Very beautiful and quite. Tom the host, is a very nice and knowledgable man, the area is one of a kind, I absolutely recommend it to anyone looking into it.

Cedar Arms Campground:)Cedar Arms Campground
Hipcamper Andy
Andy M.
recommends this listing.
August 15th, 2016

They have a great set up especially for groups.

Hipcamper Roxanne
Roxanne S.
recommends this listing.
August 14th, 2016

Very scenic campsite with easy access to go swimming. A little buggy but as long as you have some bug spray you'll be fine! Owners are super nice.

Hipcamper Mercy
Mercy S.
recommends this listing.
August 24th, 2016

Cedar Arms is an absolute DREAM! The swimming hole...the prayer flags...the resident pooch...the peace. It was all perfect. I will definitely be back!

Hipcamper Mina
Mina L.
recommends this listing.
June 16th, 2017

We went camping at Cedar Arms Campground pretty recently and I would highly recommend this campsite.

The campsite was very nice and peaceful and the overall (customer) service was amazing. Few days before our reservation, Tom (property owner) emailed and provided more detailed information including directions and such. We were leaving Bellevue (about 2.5 hours away from the campsite) in the evening time after work on Friday, so we didn't get there until almost 10pm. It was getting pretty dark and hard to see the road and signs. When we finally found the campsite, we realized that Tom had been waiting for us! He kindly guided us to our spot where we were able to set up our tent finally.

The campsite was very nice. I am assuming all spots would have the same perks, but at least for ours, we were right by the water. We set up our tent so we can face the water when we unzip our tent right away. In the morning, we woke up to the sound of birds, and when we looked outside, it was just sooooooo pretty.

I would highly recommend Cedar Arms!

Hipcamper Samantha
Samantha H.
recommends this listing.
June 18th, 2017

Such a neat little spot. Tom was super welcoming and knowledgeable about the area. The sites are well-organized so that you're not really next to anyone, and the group area has a nice big fire ring.

Hipcamper Rachel
Rachel N.
recommends this listing.
June 11th, 2017

Tom's land was beautiful. The river was amazing. Lots of exploring and so close to Olympic national forest. Great for groups of families with kids. The only downside is the water is kind of far from the campsites, so bring big containers.

Hipcamper KayLee
Kay Lee A.
recommends this listing.
July 16th, 2017

We had a great time staying at Cedar Arms. Tom was a great host and the campground was spread out enough to have some privacy. I would love to go back and camp again!

Skokomish Valley
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