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Surprise Lake, Northern Cascade Range, Washington

   

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AMENITIES:
Tent camping is available
RV hookups are available
Nearby attractions
Fishing
Boating
Cabins
Boat Ramps
Restrooms
Showers
Store
Picnic and Barbecue area is available
Lodging

Activities: boating, fishing, fly fishing, hiking, nature trail, biking and horseback riding

All the great local attractions close at hand and all the outdoors recreation are good motives to come. Surprise Lake is located in a region with scores of cool things to do, and it is one of many fine campgrounds in this area. Washington is a fine outdoors state.
Surprise Lake is loved by residents of Stehekin. You've been indoors
 
    for too long, and Surprise Lake in Washington is such a fine spot.
The Northern Cascade Range scenery is always gorgeous.
The fine folks who run this spot and the perfectly maintained facilities are motive enough to come here.
 If by chance you're trying to find a grade III whitewater stretch to paddle, you're in luck; the Buttermilk Creek to town of Twisp segment is a magnificent 10-mile-from-beginning-to-end piece of Twisp River. Whitewater boaters on this stretch of Twisp River should possess a little bit of knowledge in whitewater kayaking and rafting. Whitewater rapids are risky phenomenons, so you ought to check current conditions in advance of a trip. There's a glorious 14.6-mile-long backpacking and hiking trail boasting a glorious 5,475-foot height variation in the vicinity; this charming backpacking and hiking trail is the Devils Backbone Trailbike Loop Trail. Devils Backbone Trailbike Loop Trail is a hard backpacking  
and hiking trail that requires in the order of two and a half days to walk. Some of the water close by flows, like Middle Fork Prince Creek, and Rocking Horse Ranch is a glorious setting to ride horses near Surprise Lake.  

Freestone Inn, Mazama

17 miles away
  
Sun Mountain Lodge, Winthrop

18 miles away
  
Mt Gardner Inn, Winthrop

22 miles away
  
Lakeside Lodge And Suites, Chelan

32 miles away


Other campgrounds near Surprise Lake, Northern Cascade Range, Washington:

   Cub Lake, Stehekin, 2 miles away
      
   Prince Creek Campground, Chelan County, 5 miles away
      
   Boiling Lake, Carlton, 6 miles away
      
   Graham Harbor Campground, Chelan County, 7 miles away
      
   Graham Harbor Creek, Stehekin, 7 miles away
      
   Domke Falls Campground, Chelan County, 7 miles away
      
   Cascade Creek, Stehekin, 7 miles away
      
   War Creek Campground, Okanogan County, 7 miles away
      
   Corral Creek Campground, Chelan County, 8 miles away
      
   Mystery Campground, Okanogan County, 8 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Surprise Lake, Northern Cascade Range, Washington:

   Twisp River, Okanogan County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 10 miles long (Buttermilk Creek to town of Twisp)

   Entiat River, Chelan County, 14 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 2.5 miles long (FR 5605 to Tommy Creek trailhead)

   Entiat River, Chelan County, 14 miles away
      Class IV+ - 3 miles long (Lake Creek Campground to National Forest boundary)

   Entiat River, Chelan County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 6.7 miles long (Cottonwood Campground to FR 5605)

   Methow River, Okanogan County, 21 miles away
      Class II(III) - 54 miles long (River Bend Campground to Carlton)


Public Lands near Surprise Lake, Northern Cascade Range, Washington:

   Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park, Washington, 17 miles away

   Lake Chelan State Park, Washington, 24 miles away

   Okanogan National Forest, Washington, 24 miles away

   Pearrygin Lake State Park, Washington, 24 miles away

   Lake Wenatchee State Park, Washington, 27 miles away


Trails near Surprise Lake, Northern Cascade Range, Washington:

   Devils Backbone Trailbike Loop Trail, Chelan County, 15 miles away
       14.6 hiking miles, 5475 feet elevation difference

   Duncan Hill Trail, Chelan County, 16 miles away
       27.2 hiking miles, 5038 feet elevation difference

   Hunters Trail, Chelan County, 16 miles away
       11.4 hiking miles, 2937 feet elevation difference

   Driveway Butte Trail, Okanogan County, 19 miles away
       9.4 hiking miles, 3442 feet elevation difference


Current weather conditions at Surprise Lake, Northern Cascade Range, Washington
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Local climate location: STEHEKIN 1 miles away


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