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A walk in the clouds

My top 3 of most favorite place here on the Peninsula. It's an absolutely beautiful stretch of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bluesageDave
Pleasant Surprise

Wasn't sure what to expect driving in at night, but our morning hike told a great story. Hope to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joey G
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Bend, Oregon
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This popular coastal area was converted from an old military fort after World War II.
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3506 Camp Hayden Rd, Port Angeles, WA 98363-8702
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My top 3 of most favorite place here on the Peninsula. It's an absolutely beautiful stretch of coastline.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bluesageDave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't sure what to expect driving in at night, but our morning hike told a great story. Hope to come come back to do some plein air painting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joey G
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Salt Creek Recreational Area offers lovely views of the Straits of Juan d'Fuca and British Columbia. The tide pools are spectacular but not to be enjoyed by children without supervision. Walking & hiking paths acre interesting and offer all levels of expertise. One walk takes...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank annesZ37GS
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Went to go tide pooling but they were not very impressive. Pretty park to hike around and would be really nice to camp at. The campsites were very nice and the hosts were as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diane O
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to go for the day . It was a bit tricky to find the actual recreation area , not the campground though . There are some short hiking trails, a cool historical army site , a beautiful beach area, tide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Half of the RV and camping sites are first come, first serve. The others are available for reservation as long as you call a week before you want to be there. We didn't have a problem finding a site to hook up to. There is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dcolburg
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Easy access to the parking area. On a sunny weekend this is very popular as it doesn't require much walking g or hiking to get to the beach and the tide pools are good for kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank globalgal90
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I’ll admit that my view of this campground is colored by what was available for recreation in the area and the weather — and that’s entirely personal so I’ll understand if you don’t agree. First the weather: we were unlucky enough to hit a rainy-foggy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gryfudd
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had only an hour to explore the park. The camping options seemed excellent. The grounds and trails were well maintained.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MsBee78
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to watch the sunset and explore. The pebbles and drift wood on the beach are cool to look at. The campground is gorgeous as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marissa W
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amysomday
31 August 2017|
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Response from ClallamCountyParks | Property representative |
Hello amysomday, No fires are allowed on the beach at Salt Creek Recreation Area, or any of the Clallam County Parks beaches, at any time throughout the year. There is a privately owned park west of Salt Creek called... More
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Sophie V
24 May 2017|
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Response from kousy | Reviewed this property |
I was there in the winter & wasn't camping so I have no idea- sorry
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AussieSusanna
4 March 2017|
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Response from KMalmgrenMann |
Are there any hook up sites?
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