Cresap Bay Park

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  • Day use and camping
  • Newest park on the Lewis River
  • Located at the east end of Merwin Reservoir, in the shadow of Mount St. Helens Day use area
  • 20 picnic tables
  • Swimming beach
  • Two-lane boat ramp
  • 58 overnight campsites (check availability)
  • Group camping facility with 15 campsites (group site has a covered shelter with a fireplace, sink and electricity)
  • Separate 23-slip marina available for use by overnight guests at the campground
  • Water, restrooms and showers provided
  • Recreational vehicle dump station, but no RV hook-ups at campsites
  • Open Friday before Memorial Day through end of September
  • Gates close at 9 p.m.

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Directions

From the I-5 Woodland, Washington Exit #21 take Highway 503 East, approximately 24 miles, turn right at 503 South, drive approximately 3 miles to Cresap.

Etiquette

Visitors entering day use sites via vehicles are required to pay applicable fees. Pass holders must check in with booth attendant (if staffed). Passes must be displayed in car window at all times. Fees are non-transferable.

 

- ALERT -

During the temporary closure of Speelyai Park, Merwin Reservoir boat launching is still available at Cresap Bay Park through Sunday, October 26, 2014.