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Battle Ground Lake State Park
Campground Description: This 279 acre park is owned and operated by the State of Washington. WOW! What a great campground! There are almost as many exclusively tent camping sites as there are RV camping sites. Add to that a horse camp (tents only), over 10 miles of hiking trails, 4100 feet of freshwater shoreline and abundant wildlife viewing and you've got one of Washington State's premier RV camping and tent camping campgrounds. The smallish lake offers fishing, a boat dock, a swimming beach, and 'round the lake hiking. Also available are a concessions stand, a day use kitchen and shelter for 20 to 150 people, 85 picnic tables with a covered kitchen, a ball field, horseshoe pits and a children's play area. Nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains and within 1/2 hour drive from Vancouver, this park offers peace & quiet, beautiful forests surrounding a clear lake, lots of activities and a great RV campground and tent campground. Open year round. Reservations are available for the time period of May 15 to September 15. Reservations are strongly advised.
Number of Sites: 25 standard tent camping sites, 15 walk-in tent camping sites, 4 cabins, 6 electrical RV camping hook-up sites
Electricity: At 6 RV camping sites
Water: Fresh water taps are distributed conveniently throughout the camping areas
Waste Water Dump Station: Yes
Fishing: Battleground Lake is stocked with Rainbow Trout on a prescribed basis. Cutthroat Trout, Small Mouth Bass and Catfish are also available. If you are good with Internet searches you can find the exact date that the lake is stocked. Plan on reservations for those dates!
Astronomy Opportunities: None because of the dense forest
Nearby Golfing: Once here, why would you want to golf? Anyhow, golfing is available in Woodland and Vancouver:
Woodland (north on I-5):Lewis River Golf Course 3209 Lewis River Road Woodland, WA 98674 360-225-8254 Lewis River Golf Course Vancouver (south on I-5): Vancouver offers 12 golf courses. Consult the Internet or the yellow pages of a Vancouver telephone book. Internet Portal to Vancouver Golf Courses
Contact Information:Battle Ground Lake State Park 18002 NE 249th Street Battle Ground, WA 98604 360-902-8844 Battle Ground Lake State Park
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The sign at the entrance to Battle Ground Lake State Park
Map of the camping facilities and day use areas at Battle Ground Lake State Park
The swimming beach at Battle Ground Lake State Park
A typical RV camp site at Battle Ground Lake State Park
Some of the restroom facilities at Battel Ground Lake State Park offer flush toilets and hot showers
One of the camping cabins at Battle Ground Lake State Park
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