South Beach Campground

Olympic National Park

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Hwy 101
Forks, WA 98331
360-565-3130
800-833-6388
Official Website

GPS: 47.5663, -124.3612

Last Price Paid: $15
Number of Sites: 55
Open Seasonally: May-Sept.
Max Length: 35 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

14 people have reviewed this location.

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3bars
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Carol

37 Keystone Cougar fifth wheel toy hauler
2 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 4

Carol would stay here again

“Great views”

Reviewed Sep 04, 2018

Overall Rating

Wow what a view! All sites are overlooking the beautiful ocean with a few paths down steps and over driftwood to get to the sandy beach. The campsites have fire pits and tables and you can park however you like near your table. Most sites can accommodate rigs of many sizes. Our 37 foot fifth wheel fit just fine. The sites are close tog... more

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Mac

24 thor sprinter
21 reviews
Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 46
“Beautiful setting ”

Reviewed Jun 28, 2018

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Normal $15 a night $7.50 with senior pass. Your paying for a spot to park on the beach. The views are beautiful you can see whales breaching. There are bathrooms, no potable water, no dumps and no electric. The spots are close. It’s worth a night or two for the views. Had straight talk service for cell.

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Sue and Kevin
Rye, NY
28 Motorhome Sunseeker
32 reviews
Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 51

Sue and Kevin would stay here again

“Best view at a campsite”

Reviewed Jun 06, 2018

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Rate is $15 but we paid 7.50 with Senior National Pass. Several sites along the water( great view) some are more level than others. Keith, the host very helpful. Was only going to stay 1 night ended up staying 3. No showers.
No water or dump but can go to park next door and use them there.

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Cynthia the Airst...
CA
20 Flying Cloud Airstream
2017 MB Sprinter
3 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 26

Cynthia the Airstream would stay here again

“Amazing! We should have stayed longer”

Reviewed Sep 27, 2017

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After a day of hiking at the Hoh Rain forest we weren't sure where we were going to stay. We originally pulled into a campground before this one that was completely booked so we continued south keeping a look out for other campgrounds. We saw the sign for South Beach and took a chance. They have a unique reservation system where can lo... more

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US Highway
Cadillac, MI
38 Winnebago Adventurer
2002 Mini Cooper Mini
10 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 25
“Awesume Ocean Side Camping....Great for Whale Watching”

Reviewed Sep 24, 2017

Overall Rating

The Ocean sites are the 5 Star Sites, but there are many others with ocean views that are beautiful. All sites are first come, first serve sites, so the weekends are really busy and weekdays are lighter traffic.

For Ocean view and beach walks & campfires at night, I highly recommend this campground. 5 Star *****.

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3bars
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Road it up

35 Bluebird Wanderlodge 1984
1987 Volkswagon Vanagon Syncro Wesfalia
81 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 17

Road it up would stay here again

“Oceanside sites for $15/night? Yes, please!”

Reviewed Sep 08, 2017

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We had made a reservation at Kalaloch, but the ocean front site we had reserved was too small for our rig (even if it stated on recreation.com that it was good up to 36 feet long rig - our bus is 35). AND the cell reception was not good enough there for work (3G only even with the booster), so the Ranger sent us here to South Beach Cam... more

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Airstrada
CA
28 Airstream Flying Cloud
2017 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro
13 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 36
“Oceanfront Camping ”

Reviewed Aug 01, 2017

Overall Rating

Gambling on a chance for a spot -we were fortunate to snag a front row ocean front spot at this Campground. Spot 36 had the largest area for both our TV and all 28ft of our loved Airstream with room to spare. Watched whales, bald eagles and seagulls pass by all day. Sites ONLY have toilets and fire pits. But the campsite next door prov... more

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Scott
Sisters, OR
36 Winnebago Journey
2014 Jeep Wrangler
59 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 25

Scott would stay here again

“Ocean View Parking Lot”

Reviewed Jul 27, 2017

Overall Rating

This spot is little more than a parking lot but is right on the beach in Olympic National Park. We loved the beach here but the campground was very crowded and a bit noisy at times. The spots aren't marked so it's a bit tricky to determine where your spot ends and begins. Hopefully you have friendly neighbors like we did.

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1bars
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John & BJ
Mesa, AZ
19 Scamp
2017 Ram 1500
120 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 57

John & BJ would stay here again

“We're Back!”

Reviewed Jun 03, 2016

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South Beach has been on our "must return" list since we were here two years ago. This time we got the "host" site (#57) which is slightly separated from the rest of the sites. Cell reception hasn't improved - we had 2 bars on both AT&T & Verizon that would wander in and out, but had four strong bars of Verizon with our amplifier and ol... more

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2bars
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Weazelll
OR
23 PleasureWay Plateau XL
13 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 15

Weazelll would stay here again

“Worth it for the ocean views alone!”

Reviewed Aug 23, 2015

Overall Rating

This Olympic National Park campground ain't perfect but everything is redeemed by the gorgeous view of the Pacific! Holy crap it's great! But no water, no hookups and you may feel like you're all cramped together in a gravel parking lot. Plus, it's always full and they don't take reservations so getting in is tough. However, I got ... more

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3bars
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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • restrooms: flush
  • trash
Pets:
  • pets

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