Umtanum Campground

BLM

write a review
Canyon Rd.
Ellensburg, WA 98926
509-665-2100
Official Website

GPS: 46.855, -120.4824

Last Price Paid: $8
Number of Sites: 6
Pad Type: gravel
Open Seasonally: May-Sept.
Elevation: 1403 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Weboost
Avatar placeholder
S2bing
VA
36 Damon Ultrasport
5 reviews
Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 3
“Serendipity”

Reviewed Sep 03, 2018

Overall Rating

Gem of a spot. 6 BLM spots next to the Yakima River in Yakima Canyon. Gorgeous ride in. 13 miles from I90. Foot bridge nearby over the river. Boondock spots with nice tables, fire rings, pit toilets. $15 / night, half price with senior pass. Can handle big rigs with no problem.

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

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


Thumb img 20170130 183113 381
boondockinglife
Vashon, WA
Dodge Ram 3500
1999 Lance 1010
14 reviews
Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 10
Site Number: 4

boondockinglife would stay here again

“Decent fishing/hiking/tubing basecamp in Yakima Canyon”

Reviewed Oct 09, 2016

Overall Rating

Umtanum is a BLM managed primitive campground on the Yakima River with 6 mostly gravel sites on a loop. Each site has a picnic table, fire ring, at least space for 1 tent, and easy access to vault toilets. Camp sites were $15/night or $7.50/night with an America the Beautiful, Senior, or Access pass. There is a 7-day limit due to it be... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


Thumb img 3099
Evergreengirl
WA
Escape 19
2009 Honda Ridgeline
57 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 1

Evergreengirl would stay here again

“Small and Scenic”

Reviewed May 30, 2016

Overall Rating

The Ellensburg Canyon is a beautiful scenic route between Ellensburg, WA and Yakima, WA. The route follows the course of the Yakima River through dramatic hills and cliffs. It's popular with hikers, mountain bikers, river rafters and fishermen. The BLM maintains several primitive campgrounds in the canyon on the east side of the river.... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


Have you written a blog post
about Umtanum Campground?

Share it here!

Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
Discount Clubs:
  • Senior Discounts
Pets:
  • pets

Nearby

Lmuma Creek Campground
BLM
Ellensburg, Washington
Big pines
Big Pines Campground
BLM
Ellensburg, Washington
Yakima river rv park
Yakima River RV Park
RV Park
Ellensburg, Washington
Roza
BLM
Yakima, Washington
E & J RV Park
RV Park
Ellensburg, Washington
Stagecoach RV Park
RV Park
Selah, Washington
Selah creek rest area eastbound
Selah Creek Rest Area Eastbound
Dump Station
Yakima, Washington