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Glacier View Campground Visitor's Guide - Lake Wenatchee

The beautiful Glacier View Camgpround is on the shore of Lake Wenatchee, one of the most-visited state parks in Washington.

The campground offers first-come-first-serve sites as well as reservation only campsites.

Keep in mind that while the sites at this campground may still be reservable in the winter, more than one camper has arrived to find that the campsite is closed. It opens in mid to late May each year and closes around September. Make sure to call ahead if you're not sure whether or not its open.

Glacier View Campground

Glacier View Campground: At a Glance

  • Location: Lake Wenatchee State Park

  • Fees: $20 a night

  • # of sites: 23

  • RVs and Tents? Yes, but space is limited.

  • Reservations: Yes.

  • Pet friendly? Yes.

  • Best feature: On the shore of Lake Wenatchee.

Lake Wenatchee State park
A view of Lake Wenatchee from the shore


There are a few amenities that you can expect at Glacier View Campground at Lake Wenatchee State Park. These include:

  • Picnic tables

  • Firewood for sale

  • Toilets

  • Trash pickup

  • Water

You might also want to know that there is phone service at this campground and around some parts of Lake Wenatchee!

To Do Nearby

If you're staying at Glacier View Campground, you're likely already planning on exploring Lake Wenatchee. So, here are a few more ideas for your trip:

Visit Leavenworth

The nearby Bavarian-style town of Leavenworth is another major reason that people visit this area of Washington. It's well-known for its beautiful storefronts, unique shops, amazing food, and live entertainment.

Go on a Hike

You're probably already aware of the amazing hikes that are within a few minutes of Lake Weantchee, but here are a couple we recommend:

Trails around Lake Wenatchee
One of the trails around Lake Wenatchee

Nearby Campgrounds

If Glacier View Campground is full, there are a few other campgrounds that you might be interested in.These include:

  • Nason Creek Campground - the very large campground at Lake Wenatchee State Park.

  • Goose Creek Campground - along the Goose River in Washington State. It's close to Plain and Leavenworth, Washington.

  • Eightmile Campground - a popular campsite along Icicle Creek Road just outside of Leavenworth, Washington.

  • Ida Creek Campground - not far from Leavenworth on the banks of Ida Creek.

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