Interested in exploring the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest? Pack up the RV and head out to some of the best RV parks Washington State has to offer! Or better yet, visit them all during your travels across the Evergreen State.
Solarity Credit Union has done all the research on the best RV parks for you to check out this year. Here are our top 10 picks.
10. Harmony Lakeside RV Park
You’ll find Harmony Lakeside RV Park in Silver Creek. Located along Mayfield Lake, the park offers an array of family-friendly activities and water sports. Spend the day fishing, water skiing, jet skiing, or kayaking. Roast s’mores in the fire pit or wind down the evening with a game of chess or bocce.
Left your boat at home? The park offers rentals on a first-come, first-serve basis. You also have the option of staying in your own RV or reserving one of the park’s on-site cabins.
9. Icicle River RV Resort
Icicle River RV Resort may have a little something for everyone. The Icicle River runs right through the park, giving wildlife lovers perfect photo ops. The camp is surrounded by spectacular views of the Cascade Range as well.
Adventure-seekers can hit hiking trails or climbing walls. But those looking to enjoy a relaxing afternoon may want to visit the nearby wineries or the Leavenworth Golf Course, located just two miles away. The Bavarian town of Leavenworth is also just a few short miles from the park and features a variety of shopping and dining options.
Icicle River RV Resort is just the place for those who want to experience the quaint charm of small-town life in a natural landscape.
8. Smokiam RV Resort
If peace and tranquility are what you seek, head to the Smokiam RV Resort in Soap Lake. Go for a swim or take a canoe or kayak out for a relaxing day on the healing waters. Or simply soak up the sun along the shore. There’s also mini golf, a playground for the kids and two hot tubs—one for all ages to enjoy and another for adults only.
You’ll find many hidden gems nearby as well. Visit the man-made Summer Falls or explore the area’s caves. If you want to partake in some of the best fishing in Washington State, head out to Banks Lake. After you hook the day’s catch, you can check out Steamboat Rock, a state park located about 45 miles away.
7. Wine Country RV Park
If you’re a wine connoisseur or simply enjoy savoring the taste of fine wine, head to the Wine Country RV Park. It’s centrally located in the heart of Washington wine country, the Lower Yakima Valley. The area features more than 30 wineries, a dozen of which are within walking distance of each other.
The camp itself features a seasonal swimming pool and hot tub, fire pits and a walking trail. Off-site, you can climb the mountains west of Yakima, take a scenic bike ride in the Yakima Canyon or fish along the Yakima River. Whether you’re looking for a challenging adventure or a relaxing getaway, you’ll find it within Washington State’s wine country.
6. Horn Rapids RV Resort
Located in Richland, Washington, Horn Rapids RV Resort is the ideal location to set up camp for a family vacation. Visit the Tri-City Kart Club for some kart racing or the Columbia River Exhibition Regional Museum to learn about the history of the Columbia Basin.
For a little adult fun, there are nearly 50 wineries and vineyards located within 100 miles of the park. Sample great wines while taking in the breathtaking views of the region’s award-winning vineyards. You can also hit the links at the Horn Rapids Golf Course, located just across the street from the resort.
If you enjoy water sports, the camp is surrounded by the Columbia, Snake and Yakima Rivers. Fish, sail, water ski or check out the Water Follies and Hydroplane Races, the region’s main event of the summer.
5. Blue Sky RV Park
Just east of Seattle, Blue Sky RV Park operates year-round. Located at the foot of Tiger Mountain, you’ll be able to fish on the nearby lakes, tee off on the area golf courses or roll the dice at Snoqualmie Casino. Blue Sky RV Park offers visitors a taste of Mother Nature mixed with all the modern-day conveniences of city life.
4. Tall Chief Campground
If you want to visit Seattle, head to Tall Chief Campground. Located just a short distance from downtown Seattle, this campground is close to local wineries, craft breweries, Pike Place Market and more.
You can also stay on-site and take advantage of all the resort amenities, such as the swimming pool and spa. There’s also mini golf, billiards, cornhole, pickleball, basketball and volleyball.
Tall Chief Campground invites you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Cascade Mountains, Snoqualmie Falls and Carnation Farm while also staying near the Seattle area.
3. Pine Near RV Park
Pine Near RV Park has been welcoming guests for more than 50 years. Located within walking distance of downtown Winthrop, you can take a quick stroll over to the downtown area to explore the unique shops. When you get tired of walking, go on a horseback riding adventure.
There’s also plenty to do back at the camp. You can stay overnight in one of the site’s furnished tipis or mining cabins or pitch your own tent to spend a night underneath the stars.
Want to further explore the great outdoors? North Cascades National Park is just a short distance away. Enjoy a nature walk, hike one of the mountainous trails or take the boat out on the water.
With all the region has to offer, you may be tempted to put your RV in park at the Pine Near RV Park for good!
2. Corpalis River RV Park
Who doesn’t love an RV camp located right near the beach? Streams, rivers, cliffs and shores abound in this area, making Corpalis River RV Park an ideal location to unwind and enjoy the great outdoors.
You can hit the water during the daytime for some fishing and clamming, then head back to the park at night to roast dinner over the campfire. In fact, the park has two fish and clam cleaning stations so you can cook what you catch.
1. Columbia Sun RV Resort
With more than 500 Google reviews and an overall 4.6 rating, Columbia Sun RV Resort is one of the most highly rated RV camps in Washington State.
Located in Kennewick, the camp website boasts “easy access to the city, with the beauty of the countryside.” There are also plenty of campground amenities to check out, including a heated swimming pool and hot tub that are open seasonally.
Keep your kids busy at the children’s playground or game room. You can also take advantage of the sports court, adult fitness center and complimentary Direct TV.
Securing an RV loan
If you want to enjoy all the great RV parks Washington State has to offer and you don’t yet have an RV, not a problem. Solarity can help you secure an RV loan to finance your purchase.
Why hold off on that summer road trip or family vacation to the best RV parks in Washington State? Your RV road-tripping adventure could be right around the corner with a little help from Solarity.