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5 Nearby Campgrounds for Seattle-Area Families to Reserve Now

Where to make camping reservations for this summer

Nancy Chaney

Published on: March 15, 2023

5 Nearby Campgrounds for Seattle-Area Families to Reserve Now

lake easton state park nearby camping for seattle bellevue eastside families
Lake Easton. Credit: Elkalak/Flickr CC

Lake Easton State Park

Lake Easton State Park is a handy camping spot for Seattle-area families, especially Eastsiders. The park’s location just over the Snoqualmie Pass means it can sometimes have sunny weather even when the Puget Sound region is rainy or overcast. The draw at Lake Easton is the water. Families enjoy swimming, paddling and fishing here. There are also trails for hiking and biking. Super-hardy families can try winter camping here; the campground is open all year long.

One note about campsites at Lake Easton: They’re not too far from I-90, so expect a degree of highway noise. Currently, there’s plenty of weekday availability but weekends are nearly full, with some weekend availability in August. Reserve online.

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Image credit: Elkulak/Flickr CC

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