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Old 10-28-2018, 07:24 AM   #1
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RV parks near Seattle Washington

We plan to slowly start our way home after staying in Canada for a few nights.
We would like to stay in the Seattle area for at least a few nights so we can day trip to National Parks close by.
We are looking for recommendations.
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Old 10-28-2018, 08:53 AM   #2
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RV parks near Seattle Washington

What National Parks do you want to visit? If you’re thinking about Olympic National Park there are a bunch of great campgrounds, although none are super close to Seattle. I can recommend Salt Creek County CG near Port Angeles (awesome tide pools), Dungeness County CG near Sequim (awesome beach hike on a sand spit that goes a couple miles out) Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend (PT is a super cool town, one of but two Victorian seaports left in the US, and Ft. Worden is an awesome park with a lot to see just by itself - take a flashlight and go explore the bunkers). There are a lot of other great places to camp as well. Oh, and furthest from Seattle of these, but worth mentioning, on the west side of Olympic National Park is the Hoh CG, in the Hoh rainforest. Spectacular. Wet. Take a ranger tour then hike and explore.

Sorry, but if instead you’re thinking of Rainier NP or North Cascades, I don’t have any camping recommendations, except to check out either the Allstays or Ultimate Campground phone App. Both work well for finding interesting places to camp.
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Old 10-28-2018, 09:33 AM   #3
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We are picking up our 21’ on Monday, Oct. 29 and planning staying at Larabee State Park near Bellingham. Haven’t been there yet but it looks like good spot for a base while we check out the trailer and explore. I’ll report back in a couple days.
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There are just not many choices for places to stay in the Seattle area. We have stayed multiple times at the Seattle/Tacoma KOA in Kent (south end of Seattle). It is a noisy place and the park is nothing to write home about but they do have hookups. I have heard from friends that Gig Harbor RV Resort is nice but it is across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge which can be a tough go in traffic. Lake Pleasant RV Park in Bothell gets good reviews but we have never stayed there. Bothell is north end of Seattle metro area.
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Old 10-28-2018, 11:05 AM   #5
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Larabee State Park is great. Wooded campground with plenty of hiking and close to some beautiful areas including the San Juan Islands and North Cascades.



Deception Pass State Park is awesome with two distinctly different beaches and close to ferries to the Olympic Peninsula and the San Juan Islands.


Salt Creek County Park is beautiful and peaceful as you sit and watch the waters of the Strait of Juan De Fuca. Tide pools are also spectacular.


Lake Sylvia near Olympia is small and quiet as you may watch Osprey and Bald Eagles snatch fish from the lake.


All of these campgrounds have water and electric available with a dump station. If you are looking for full hook-ups, you will need to find and RV park.


Enjoy the Seattle area and congrats on your new Escape.
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Old 10-28-2018, 12:02 PM   #6
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Lake Pleasant RV Park in Bothell gets good reviews but we have never stayed there. Bothell is north end of Seattle metro area.

We have stayed at Lake Pleasant RV Park on our way back from Chilliwack, and it is very nice.

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There is one in Bellevue called Trailer Inns.. (https://www.trailerinnsrv.com/seattle/contact/) we've never actually stayed there but the area is nice and easy to get on/off freeway.. looks good from outside too..
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Every fall, there's an egg gathering (SAFE - Seattle Area Fall Event) at Dash Point State Park. It's between Seattle and Tacoma. I've never attended the event and know nothing about the park.


https://parks.state.wa.us/496/Dash-Point
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If you want to stay in Sequim, Wa , near the Olympic Nat. Forest. Stay at Gilgal Oasis RV park. Full hookups, great clean showers, club house, dog run,
But is smaller RV park, so call ahead!! We love it there, owners are on site!
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If you want to stay in Sequim, Wa , near the Olympic Nat. Forest. Stay at Gilgal Oasis RV park. Full hookups, great clean showers, club house, dog run,
But is smaller RV park, so call ahead!! We love it there, owners are on site!
I second the recommendation on Gilgal Oasis! We stayed there in ‘16 and loved it. We used the dog park as a human park and had a nice walk. Sequim is also a pleasant, quaint town with lots of options for supplies
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