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WASHINGTON CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
MIDDLE WADDELL ORV CAMPGROUND
CAPITOL STATE FOREST
Washington Department of Natural Resources
LATITUDE: N 4656.330
LONGITUDE: W 12304.658
(GPS from second information board)
Elevation around 300'
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Middle Waddell Campground
Entrance to Middle Waddell Campground

Capitol State Forest is kind of obscure,
often being easy to overlook on the map.
There are several free campgrounds paid
for by the timber harvests. Easy access from
the I-5 corridor.

Registration Form
Recreation Site Registration Form

Register to use this facility.
(Registration and campground are free)

Picnic tables, metal firerings, and outhouses
No Garbage Service - Pack It Out
(Dumpsters at the Rest Area on I-5)
Water in Season (Hand Pump)
7 Day Limit in any 365 Day Period
Handicap Accessible Campsites

No pallets or other treated wood products
allowed in the campground.

Middle Waddell Campground Information Board
Middle Waddell Campground Information Board

Campground Rules
Campground Rules in Capitol State Forest

ATTENTION CAMPERS
1. Respect sites designated for disabled users
2. Camp only in designated campground and campsites
3. Do not alter or remove vegetation
4. Limit fires to campsite fireplaces
5. Maintain quiet between 10pm and 6am
6. Do not shoot in or near recreation sites, trails or roads
7. Limit stay to 7 consecutive days per calendar year
8. No reserving campsites. Camping is on a first come basis
9. No ORV use within campgrounds or on campground roads
10. Use of all fireworks prohibited
11. Chainsaw use is prohibited in the campgrounds

All organized events require a DNR permit
Call Central Region Office at 360-748-2383

No Fireworks

BEAR FACTS
Bears seen in the campground.
Keep all food out of your tents and
properly stored. Garbage is also food
to a bear...

There are several other free campgrounds
in Capitol State Forest:

FALL CREEK CAMPGROUND
MARGARET McKENNY CAMPGROUND
MIDDLE WADDEL CAMPGROUND
MIMA FALL TRAILHEAD CAMPGROUND
NORTH CREEK CAMPGROUND
PORTER CREEK CAMPGROUND
SHERMAN VALLEY CAMPGROUND

Middle Waddell Campground
Middle Waddell Campground

Middle Waddell Campground
Middle Waddell Campground

Waddell Creek Road
Waddell Creek Road

Signs
128th Ave. and Waddell Creek Road

DIRECTIONS:
From Seattle, WA
Take I-5 south to Exit 95
Take Exit 95 towards Little Rock
Continue straight at the Stop Sign
and onto 128th Ave. for 3/4 Mile
Turn right on Waddell Creek Road
Middle Waddell Campground is 3.3 miles

Spillman Campground and Picnic Area
Spillman Campground and Picnic Area
(Tahuya State Forest)

CAMP SPILLMAN

Aldrich Lake
Aldrich Lake
(Tahuya State Forest)

ALDRICH LAKE

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Free campgrounds and camping
WASHINGTON CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
CAPITOL STATE FOREST
MIDDLE WADDELL OHV CAMPGROUND