Camping at French Cabin Creek Rd.

Lake Cle Elum - Search Nearby - Added by Mikaela Tangeman

The perfect adventure for first time campers. The hike to this lake is a simple half mile. It is a hidden gem...no permit is required. Duration: Overnight.

This area is a very secluded camp area, so unless it's a holiday weekend, be prepared to be alone :) It is a very quiet lake and along the roadside there are plenty of spots to hike, camp, and fish by the lake or the Cle Elum river.

So bring your day hiking gear and pole as well and head out in the morning for little mini-adventures. Just make sure to take in the scenery and enjoy this slice of heaven.

Take exit 80 off of i90 east. Take a left on bullfrog road. Heading North toward Salmon La Sac. Continue on highway 903. You will pass through a few towns. Roslyn, Ronald and eventually Lake Cle Elum. Take a left after passing Lake Cle Elum. Look for a sign for French Cabin Creek Rd. All along that road is fantastic camping. Pick a spot, you can park anywhere along the roadside. There is an old rusted bridge that is rotting, so once you reach that point you are unable to go any further. There are a lot of trails to camp along here as well (and outhouses are also available).

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Chillin, Camping, Fishing, Photography, Swimming, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Forest
Lake
River
Scenic
Waterfall

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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