Yakima River Canyon Campgrounds

Wenatchee, WA
  • RV Sites
  • Tent
  • Trailer/Towable


The gentle Yakima River winds for 27 miles through massive basalt cliffs and rolling desert hills between Ellensburg and Yakima, Washington. This area is popular for wildlife viewing, fishing, and floating the river. Limited cellphone coverage. River Safety: Motorized boats are only allowed between the Roza Ramp and the Roza Dam. (1/2 mile) There are no hookup services and no potable water. Be aware of rattlesnakes and bees. Starting May 15, 2016 and moving forward, all users are required to pay and display on their vehicle(s) valid permits for overnight ($15.00 per night) or day use ($5.00 per day).Washington State Discovery Passes are NOT valid on BLM-managed lands. The reservation system is only available from May 1 – Sept 30 of each year.After reservation season has ended all camping and day use will need to use the self-serve fee pay station on each site. Maximum length of stay is 7 days. Fires are only allowed in BLM approved metal fire rings. Fishing is catch and release only. Off-road vehicles are not allowed in the campgrounds. Yakima River Canyon does contain private land, be aware of where you are. Campsites are limited to 10 people and two vehicles per site. Dogs must be on a leash. Extra vehicle overnight fee: Campsite fees include parking for two vehicles at each campsite. There is a $10 per vehicle, per night fee to park an extra vehicle. Extra vehicles must be registered using the yellow day use envelopes available at the fee station at each recreation site, and must be parked at the designated campsite (if room on the parking pad), or in designated extra vehicle parking spaces in the parking lot.


  • ADA Accessible
  • BBQ
  • Boat Launch
  • Fire Pit
  • Firewood
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Picnic Table
  • Restroom


  • Pet Friendly

RV Rentals

Yakima River Canyon Campgrounds


BLM Wenatchee Field Office, 915 North Walla Walla Street, Wenatchee, Washington, 98801

Book Now Directions