Activities and Amenities
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest offers stunning scenic views, with high, glaciated alpine peaks, valleys of old growth forest and rugged shrub-steppe country making up the diverse landscape. Elevations range from below 1,000 feet to over 9,000 feet.
Visitors to the area can expect many days of warm, sunny weather in the summer, and winters with clear skies and plenty of snow.
The surrounding undeveloped wilderness, clean streams and diverse forests support an abundance of wildlife, including deer, porcupine, native fish and migratory birds. Endangered and threatened species, including the Northern Bald Eagle, the Northern Spotted Owl, gray wolves and grizzly bears, also find havens in nearby ecosystems.
In addition to being a prime location for hiking, fishing, swimming, horseback riding and mountain biking in summer and early fall, the area offers excellent snowshoeing and snowmobiling in the winter months.
Salmon La Sac Campground is also popular among anglers, with rainbow and cutthroat trout and kokanee salmon available in abundance.
Hikers will enjoy traversing rugged terrain from the Salmon La Sac Trail, located within driving distance of the campground. Forested and lined with an underbrush of blueberries, the trail also rolls through meadows and on top of ridges, showcasing varied perspectives of the area.
Salmon La Sac Campground offers more than 60 reservable sites for both tent and RV camping.
Sites are equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings with grills, drinking water and vault toilets.
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 spectacular 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.