Swift Forest Camp

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  • Day use and camping
  • 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. (check campsite availability)
  • Picnic area with shelter
  • Two-lane boat ramp
  • Swimming beach  please note: no personal floatation devices (including but not limited to: kayaks, paddleboards, inflatable watercraft, etc.) or use of oars or paddles are allowed within the swimming area
  • Potable water and restrooms provided until Oct. 1.
  • No showers available
  • Recreational vehicle dump station, but no RV hook-ups at campsites
  • Open Friday before Memorial Day through November 30
  • Beginning October 1st no camp hosts are in residence; camping is free.  Beginning October 1st, Swift Forest Camp is dry camping only.  Please plan to bring your own water.  Port-a-johns will be made available during this time. Only Section A campsites are open.  There is no garbage service so please pack out your own trash.
  • Gates close at 9 p.m.

PDF View a map of the recreation area

PDF Information about boat passages on Swift Reservoir


From the I-5 Woodland, Washington Exit #21 take Highway 503 East, approximately 50 miles to Swift Camp.


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.


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.