Swift Creek Campground, WA

Swift Creek Campground, formerly Baker Lake Resort, is tucked into a mixed-conifer forest at the edge of Baker Lake in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.Hemmed in by several designated wilderness areas, the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest showcases rugged peaks, sparkling ...
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  • The day use and boat ramp fee is $5 per day.
  • Overnight parking is available for $9 per night.
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Swift Creek Campground STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40 Back-In
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Swift Creek Campground STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 24 Back-In
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Swift Creek Campground STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 26 Back-In
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Swift Creek Campground STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40 Back-In
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Swift Creek Campground STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 40 Back-In
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Swift Creek Campground STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 24 Back-In
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Swift Creek Campground STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 24 Back-In
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Swift Creek Campground STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 20 Back-In
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Overview

Overview

Swift Creek Campground, formerly Baker Lake Resort, is tucked into a mixed-conifer forest at the edge of Baker Lake in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest.

Natural Features:

Hemmed in by several designated wilderness areas, the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest showcases rugged peaks, sparkling alpine lakes and old-growth forests.

Mt. Baker, the most prominent feature of the Mt. Baker Wilderness Area, dominates the landscape on a clear day. Rising to an elevation of 10,781 feet, the active volcano from which the forest takes its name is perpetually snow-capped and mantled with an extensive network of creeping glaciers. Mt. Baker's summit, Grant Peak, is actually a 1,300-foot-deep mound of ice, which hides a massive volcanic crater.

Wildlife in the area include mountain goats, pine marten, porcupine and a variety of migratory birds and native fish.

Recreation:

In addition to being a prime location for hiking, boating, fishing, picnicking, and horseback riding in summer and early fall, Swift Creek offers excellent skiing and snowshoeing in the winter months.

With a small beach on-site and access to Baker Lake, visitors will have plenty of opportunities to fish, kayak, canoe and swim.

More than 1,500 miles of trails in the area can entice any hiker to get outdoors. From smooth paths meandering through deep quiet forests to challenging ascents up boulder-studded mountains, opportunities abound for every skill level. Baker Lake, Shadow of the Sentinels and Boulder Ridge Trails are all popular nearby routes.

Facilities:

Swift Creek offers campsites that accommodate either tents or RVs. There are two group sites that are reservable as well.

Drinking water and vault toilets are available. The campground also has a day-use area at the lake's edge, equipped with picnic tables and grills.

There is a boat ramp and a marina on site.

Nearby Attractions:

Visitors enjoy the North Cascades and Mt. Rainer National Parks, where interpretive programs and exhibits offer education about the diverse landscape and history of the area.

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), one of the world's premier National Scenic Trails, showcases some of North America's most fantastic scenery, winding its way its way from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington, and is accessible near the campground.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sat Oct 04 2014 - Wed Sep 30 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sat Oct 04 2014 - Tue Mar 31 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Thu May 21 2015 Sun Sep 20 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Beach Access
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Lake Access
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Showers
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Rental
  • General Store
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 21 2015 -
Sep 20 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.00-$34.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $75.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
48.72889, -121.65722
48°43'44"N, 121°39'26"W

From Seattle, Washinton, take I-5 north to Mt. Vernon. Take exit 230 onto State Highway 20. Go past Sedro Wooley, then take Baker Lake Road to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Swift Creek Campground
Baker Lake Road
Concrete  WA  98237

Phone Number:

Information:  (541)338-7869
Mail to: P.O. Box 8516

Coburg OR 97408