Lewis River Campsite Availability

Important notice: In order to maintain high standards at more than 500 camping and picnic sites enjoyed by more than 400,000 visitors annually on the Lewis River, PacifiCorp is increasing fees, in most cases by less than $2 per day, charged for camping and parking effective April 1, 2019Learn more»

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Our recreation areas on the Lewis River provide the public with 304 campsites in four campgrounds. During the summer months our campsites are popular destinations.

PacifiCorp is now accepting reservations for campsites. If you do not wish to reserve your campsite(s) online, or if you wish to make a change in your reservation, please call 360-238-5251 or email. *Please see our Rules and Regulations page for information regarding reservation change and cancellation policies.

For general information, please call toll free at 503-813-6666.

For more information, you can email us at recreation@pacificorp.com.

ALERT: CASH OR CHECKS ONLY, IF MAKING PAYMENT AT THE PARKS.

Reserve campsites at each location by selecting a button below.

Beaver Bay Park & Campground

  • 63 camp sites
  • Day use picnic area (see day use parking fees)
  • Swimming beach   (For safety, personal floatation devices such as kayaks, paddleboards, inflatable watercraft, etc. are not allowed in the swimming area.)
  • Boat ramp
  • Group camp facility has 15 campsites and covered picnic shelter
  • Restrooms, showers and water provided
  • RV dump station, but no RV hook-ups at campsites
  • Open Friday, before the last Saturday in April (when fishing starts), through September 30
  • Gates close at 9 p.m.
  • Directions – From the I-5 Woodland, Washington Exit #21 take Highway 503 East, approximately 34.5 miles to Beaver Bay Park.

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Cougar Park & Campground

  • 45 tent camping only sites
  • Group camping facility with 15 tent camping only sites and a covered picnic shelter with fireplace and sink
  • Day use picnic area (see day use parking fees)
  • Swimming beach (For safety, personal floatation devices such as kayaks, paddleboards, inflatable watercraft, etc. are not allowed in the swimming area.)
  • Water and restrooms provided
  • Boat ramp
  • Open the Friday before Memorial Day until Labor Day
  • Gates close at 9 p.m.
  • Directions – From the I-5 Woodland, Washington Exit #21 take Highway 503 East, approximately 33.5 miles to Cougar Park.

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Cresap Bay Park

  • Day use picnic area 56 overnight campsites
  • Group camping facility with 15 campsites (group site has a covered shelter with a fireplace, sink and electricity)
  • Day use and camping (see day use parking fees)
  • Swimming beach (For safety, personal floatation devices such as kayaks, paddleboards, inflatable watercraft, etc. are not allowed in the swimming area.)
  • Two-lane boat ramp
  • Group camping facility with 15 campsites (group site has a covered shelter with a fireplace, sink and electricity)
  • Separate 23-slip marina available for first come, first served 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 September 30
  • Gates close at 9 p.m.
  • 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.

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Swift Forest Camp

  • 93 individual campsites available by reservation between Friday before Memorial Day through September 30th. Sites are available on first-come, first-serve basis between October 1 to November 30th.
  • Day use and camping
  • Picnic area with shelter
  • Two-lane boat ramp
  • Swimming beach (For safety, personal floatation devices such as kayaks, paddleboards, inflatable watercraft, etc. are not allowed in the swimming area.)
  • No showers available
  • Recreational vehicle dump station, but no RV hook-ups at campsites
  • Open Friday before Memorial Day through November 30
  • Oct. 1-Nov. 30, no camp hosts are in residence; camping is free.  During this time, Swift Forest Camp is dry camping only. Please plan to bring your own water. Port-a-johns will be made available for our guest's comfort and sanitation. Only Section A campsites are open. There is no garbage service, so please pack out your own trash.
  • Gates close at 9 p.m.
  • Directions – From the I-5 Woodland, Washington Exit #21 take Highway 503 East, approximately 50 miles to Swift Camp.

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PDF Information about boat passages on Swift Reservoir



 

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.

PDF Lewis River outdoor recreation brochure

 

Due to severe storms, boaters may encounter surface and subsurface debris on the Reservoirs.  All persons using the waters of the Reservoirs do so at their own risk.