Crystal Mountain

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Crystal Mountain Boulevard
Enumclaw, WA 98022
253-651-8608
Official Website

GPS: 46.9397, -121.4742

Last Price Paid: $30
Number of Sites: 40
Open Seasonally: Yes
Max Stay: 14

1 person has reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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3bars
AT&T 4G
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Soose
Bend, OR
24 Airstream Interstate
5 reviews
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 2
“Great home base for Mt. Rainier National Park exploring...”

Reviewed May 19, 2015

Overall Rating

There is not much to the camp sites at Crystal Mountain. Basically, you are setting up camp in the parking lot with neighbors on both sides...that is, if it is busy, but every time we went in the summer, it was never busy. It is $30 for electrical hookups or $20 for no hookups. You pay, on your honor system, at the little booth in the parking lot. No privacy and just gravel.

Yet, we loved this spot. It was a great home base for exploring the area with hikes galore. We hiked up Crystal Mountain and the kind folks let you take the gondola down for free. We shot over to Mt. Rainier for some great hikes there, as well.

Keep your eye out for Beer and Wine festivals at the mountain. It's a great time to camp at the hill. They were building a water treatment plant the last we visited...could get a little noisy. Yet, if you're just looking to have a home base for exploring, this is a convenient spot.

We never camped in the winter, due to how crowded the parking lot gets and we didn't have a generator. Yet, lots of people camp during the ski season and it tends to get filled up quickly. You're pretty much parked in while the day skiers are at the mtn - something to keep in mind.

Note: You'll see photos with campfires, which we did by collecting rocks and making a circle and having a fire on the gravel or in the woods behind our trailer. We are not sure whether it was allowed or not but no one ever said anything to us. Be safe and smart!

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
AT&T 4G

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Hookups:
  • 30 Amp
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
Facilities:
  • general store
Pets:
  • pets

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