New reservation system coming to Staircase Campground at Olympic National Park

March 31, 2023
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PORT ANGELES, Wash. – In the summer of 2023, the National Park Service will implement a reservation service for Olympic National Park’s Staircase Campground. This reservation system will be used by campers arriving between July 5 and August 31; the campground will remain first-come, first-served during the remainder of the year.

Reservations for Staircase Campground from July 5 through August 31 can be made online at or by calling a toll-free reservation line at (877) 444-6777. Bookings can be made starting two weeks before the arrival date up to one day before arrival. The campsite price remains $24 per night in 2023. A 50% discount remains available to individuals possessing a Senior Pass or Access Pass. The length of stay is limited to seven days within the reservation season.

The Staircase Campground is located in the southeastern section of Olympic National Park. It encompasses 49 sites in a forested area along the North Fork Skokomish River.

“Visitation to the Staircase area of Olympic National Park has steadily increased in recent years,” said Revenue and Fee Program Manager Cheryl Higbee. “This summer reservation system will help visitors plan a visit to this remote area of the park during the busiest season of the year.”

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