Tag: Winter camping

Posts related to Winter camping

Winter Camping at Washington State Parks Snowy Adventure Awaits

If waking up to the dazzling, sparkling vista of fresh fallen snow sounds enticing, then winter camping is for you. There are many opportunities at Washington State Parks to camp in the wintertime – and warm up. State Parks can offer a gentle introduction to winter camping with amenities like heated bathrooms, kitchen shelters, roofed cabins and miles of groomed ski and snowshoe trails.

Get Prepared for the Cold

If you’re heading to State Parks this winter, it’s important that you prepare yourself for cold weather conditions. Firstly, it’s important to wear clothing that holds your body’s heat. Look for clothing that is windproof, water-repellent, and capable of allowing moisture to evaporate. Layers of clothing is always advisable, as the air pockets between fabrics hold in heat.

Conditions [...]

Snowy Adventure Awaits

If waking up to the dazzling, sparkling vista of fresh fallen snow sounds enticing, then winter camping is for you. There are many opportunities at Washington State Parks to camp in the wintertime – and warm up. State Parks can offer a gentle introduction to winter camping with amenities like heated bathrooms, kitchen shelters, roofed cabins and miles of groomed ski and snowshoe trails.

Tent Camping at Lake Wenatchee

For the bargain price of $20 a night, you can rent a campsite at beautiful Lake Wenatchee. Come prepared to set up your site, though. You’ll want shovels to clear an area for your tent, as well as stakes and/or snow anchors or stuff sacks to fill with snow. Scared of the cold? There are heated indoor restrooms offering hot showers and a kitchen shelter [...]

Winter Camping Tips Are you adventurous enough for winter camping?

Let’s be honest, there are many of us that cringe at the thought of trudging out in the snow to go tent camping in the dead of winter. However, this year many of us are looking for ways to get out that don’t involve crowds of people. Winter camping might be the perfect activity for this pandemic season! Not only that, but with the right gear and the right smarts, winter camping can actually provide an incredibly peaceful and rejuvenating experience. Here are 10 winter camping tips to take into consideration before packing your bags.

Pack the snow

Wherever you decide to set up camp, it’s crucial to pack down the snow first. If you have snow shoes or skis along this can make the job quicker. A [...]

Winter Camping Tips Are you adventurous enough for winter camping?

Let’s be honest, there are many of us that cringe at the thought of trudging out in the snow to go tent camping in the dead of winter. However, this year many of us are looking for ways to get out that don’t involve crowds of people. Winter camping might be the perfect activity for this pandemic season! Not only that, but with the right gear and the right smarts, winter camping can actually provide an incredibly peaceful and rejuvenating experience. Here are 10 winter camping tips to take into consideration before packing your bags.

Pack the snow

Wherever you decide to set up camp, it’s crucial to pack down the snow first. If you have snow shoes or skis along this can make the job quicker. [...]

Winter Camping tips Are you adventurous enough for winter camping?

Let’s be honest, there are many of us that cringe at the thought of trudging out in the snow to go tent camping in the dead of winter. However, with the right gear and the right smarts, winter camping can actually provide an incredibly peaceful and rejuvenating experience. Here are 10 winter camping tips to take into consideration before packing your bags.

Pack the snow

Wherever you decide to set up camp, it’s crucial to pack down the snow first. If you have snow shoes or skis along this can make the job quicker. A good pair of boots will assist you as well, although it may take you a bit longer. Packing down the snow ensures you don’t puncture a hole in your tent when accidentally [...]

State Park Winter Schedules

Washington State Parks have announced the 2019-2020 winter schedule, with more than 100 parks remaining open for camping or day-use activities.
The winter schedule is now available online. More than 100 parks will remain open during the winter, while about 19 parks are closed until dates in March, April or May, due to weather and other circumstances.

Each year, Washington State Parks identifies which parks will remain open and which will offer limited or partial services, such as fewer camping sites and restrooms. Specific areas within a park may be closed, and some parks are open only on weekends and holidays. Campers should be aware that some state parks may shut off water systems, even if the park is open. Some boat launches are closed, and some docks are removed for the winter.
[...]

    Back to top