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Cranberry Lake Campground | Deception Pass State Park

The Cranberry Lake Campground at Deception Pass State Park in Washington is a beautiful selection of 234 campsites. It's one of the most popular and largest campgrounds near the state park.

The campsites in this area are located between Forest Loop and Lower Loop in one of the most popular Washington state parks.

Read our Deception Pass State Park Visitor's Guide for all you need to know about visiting this popular state park. Including the best seasons, accommodations, the top-rated hikes in the area, and a history of the state park.

Cranberry Lake Campground Information

Explore what you need to know before you go to Cranberry Lake Campground at Deception Pass State Park:

  • There are more than 230 sites

  • Max of 8 people per site

  • Up to 6 vehicles per site

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Pets are allowed

  • Campfires are allowed

  • Toilets, showers, and picnic tables are available nearby

Deception Pass Bridge
Deception Pass Bridge

Cranberry Lake Campground Map

Cranberry Lake Campground is located within Deception Pass State Park and is around a 6-minute drive from the Deception Pass Bridge and within walking distance to the water.

What to Do Near Cranberry Lake Campground

Near Cranberry Lake Campground in Deception Pass State Park you can:

  • Hike

  • Horseback ride

  • Fish

  • Boat

  • Bike

  • Paddle

  • Swim

  • Wildlife watch

Cranberry Lake Campground Review

We found that the campground near Deception Pass State Park is a beautiful and easy-to-access option for most visitors to the state park.

But, in peak season it can be quite busy. It's not the secluded experience that you may be looking for. There is a nearby naval air station that can be pretty loud at night. Some campers even bring earplugs to get a better night's sleep.

Cranberry Lake Campground Reservations

It is highly recommended to make reservations before heading to Cranberry Lake Campground! As one of three campgrounds near Deception Pass State Park, this campground is usually booked months in advance.

To make reservations at Cranberry Lake Campground, follow the link through to Washington State Park Reservations.

You can also call 1-888-CAMP OUT to make reservations.

Camping Near Deception Pass State Park

There are a few other camping options at Deception Pass State Park. They are:

  • Quarry Pond Campground - is the only campground open year-round at Deception Pass State Park.

  • Bowman Bay Campground - 19 campsites and 1 RV hookup close to the beach. This campground also has showers and a restroom.

  • Ben Ure Cabin - a private, two-person cabin available to rent on Ben Ure.

  • The Cornet Bay Retreat Center - accommodates 200 people.

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