The Gold Basin Campground location is in , Washington
. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.
If you have any questions about the Gold Basin Campground facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.
Campground information , Washington
Gold Basin Group Campground sits near the banks of the tranquil South Fork of the Stillaguamish River, close to several wilderness areas and hiking trails, offering visitors opportunities to experience both the serene and wild aspects of the Cascade region.
Gold Basin is the largest campground on the Mountain Loop Highway and offers the most developed and accessible camping experience.
In addition to being a prime location for hiking, biking, fishing, picnicking and horseback riding in summer and early fall, Gold Basin offers excellent skiing and snowshoeing in the winter months.
A large, open field offers opportunities for sports and group activities.
For visitors wanting to learn more about the natural and cultural history of the area, the Gold Basin Mill Pond interpretive trail is located across the street from the campground. This interpretive site includes a short, barrier-free trail that passes by mill relics and ends on a floating viewpoint. Interpretive signs discuss the history of the mill and the wildlife in the area.
This is a large campground with 99 reservable sites, including one large group site that can accommodate up to 75 guests.
Picnic areas, trails and open spaces, along with the conveniences of firewood, drinking water, showers and flush toilets, give visitors the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while still having many of the conveniences of home.
Old-growth forests of cedar, fir and hemlock line the wide, gently-flowing Stillaguamish River and tower over trails winding through moss-covered rocks.
On a clear day visitors can spot Mt. Baker, the most prominent feature of the Mt. Baker Wilderness Area. Rising to an elevation of 10,781 feet, this active volcano is perpetually snow-capped and mantled with an extensive network of creeping glaciers. Mt. Baker’s summit, Grant Peak, is actually a 1,300-foot-deep mound of ice, which hides a massive volcanic crater.
The surrounding undeveloped wilderness, clean streams and diverse forests support an abundance of wildlife. A multitude of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles make their homes here, and the area sustains more rare species like lynx, moose, wolves and wolverine.
For facility specific information, please call (360) 386-8214.
Visitors enjoy the North Cascades and Mt. Rainer National Parks, where interpretive programs and exhibits offer education about the diverse landscape and history of the area.
The spectacular Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), one of the world’s premier National Scenic Trails, showcases some of North America’s most fantastic scenery, winding its way its way from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington, and is accessible near the campground.
Charges & Cancellations
Once your reservation start date has begun, neither the Recreation.gov Contact Center nor the campground manager will be able to modify your reservation.
Frequently Asked Questions About , WA
How do I make a reservation with Gold Basin Campground?
To make reservations at Gold Basin Campground, you can call the office at 360-804-1103.
Where is Gold Basin Campground located?
The Gold Basin Campground is located at in ,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.
Does Gold Basin Campground have tent or RV camping?
Gold Basin Campground offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 360-804-1103 to make sure things haven’t changed.