Enjoy Forks WA Camping at Manitou Lodge. Manitou Lodge, known for its classic lodge structure and wonderful accommodations, also offers camping! Situated on ten acres of coastal rainforest, our Forks WA camping is just about as far west as you can get in the lower 48 states. The grounds include wonderful trails, lovely areas to picnic, and bits of whimsy… can you find Buddha in our coastal rainforest?
Rialto Beach, the only beach you can drive to in the immediate area, is just 3 miles away. It extends for 1.5 miles, ending with two beautiful sea stacks, tidal pools, and Hole-in-the-Wall, a tunnel in the headland carved out by the surf. An 18 mile hike from Rialto Beach to Cape Alava is a favorite of area backpackers. Just 9 miles away is La Push, First Beach at LaPush, and Olympic National Park’s Second and Third Beaches. View Tidetables to help plan your time at our local beaches.
The Hoh Rainforest is only 45 minutes from Manitou Lodge and quite possibly the best known attraction in Olympic National Park. Along the famous Hall of Mosses Trail, the moss draped trees are so green year-round that the air itself seems tinted green. Sol Duc Hot Springs are also just a 45 minute drive. An hour’s drive will lead you to Cape Flattery (the most Northwestern point in the lower 48 states) and the Makah Reservation and Cultural Museum at Neah Bay. Other activities include fishing, biking, hiking, plus shopping, and dining. Twilight fans will enjoy the sights around downtown Forks.
Forks WA Camping in Rustic Cabins or Tent Sites
Our rustic Outback Cabins include a sink, mini fridge, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, towels, and WIFI. You’ll also find a breakfast basket in your cabin fridge to enjoy at your leisure. The original Outback Cabin is 8×12 and includes a double bed. The Outback “TOO” is 12×12 and includes a queen bed. Outback cabin campers have access to a portable toilet and an outdoor shower. The shower facility is quite whimsical with umbrellas hanging from the trees. The cabins are seasonal, available Spring through early October. Pets are welcome!
Our tent sites include most everything you’ll need for a great Forks WA camping trip! Tent Site #1 includes a large tent with room for up to 4 guests. Tent Site #2 has two tents that sleep 2 guests each. Amenities include sleeping pads, sleeping bags, pillows, and fleece bag liners. A fire-pit and picnic table are nearby, a water/electricity source is provided. WiFi is also available. Tentsite #3 is a very private site with no other surrounding campers. It is a primitive tent site with a fire-pit and picnic table. Bring your own tents and have a ball! All tent campers have access to portable toilets and the outdoor shower facility. Tent campers will need to bring their own cook-stove, cooking utensils, firewood, towels, and food. Pets are not allowed at our tent sites.
Looking for a bit more luxury? Manitou Lodge also has wonderful accommodations in the lodge and cottage, which are available year-round. Come visit Manitou Lodge, Olympic National Park, and Forks, Washington.