Hoh Oxbow Campground, Forks, Washington – Campground Reviews

hoh-oxbow-8The Hoh Oxbow Campground is a Washington Department of Natural Resources campground located on the Hoh River near the edge of the Olympic National Park. This campground campground offers pristine camping among a dense, mossy forest of hemlock and fir.It is a very popular campground because of it’s location, so get there early. The sites are first come first serve with no reservations available.

Hoh Oxbow RiverThere are eight campsites, vault toilets, fire rings, water. 21 ft max RV length The campground has several river front sites and 3 others in a heavy forest of hemlock and fir.

The park has a loop road with plenty of room. When you first go into the park the first five sites are along the river offering amazing views of swiftly flowing waters, then there is a loop around to the left where the remaining 3 campsites are in the forest. We were in site #5. There is fishing and hiking from the campground including a short hike across the road.

Hoh Oxbow CampgroundThe cons include heavily shaded and often damp campsites that are uneven for RVs but fine for tent camping. You can level your RV if you have blocks.

Hoh Oxbow RiverCamping is free if you have a Washington Discover Pass. A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to state parks and recreation lands managed by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Getting there

Hoh Oxbow CampgroundThe campground is located south of Forks approximately 12 miles. The park will be on your left just prior to crossing the bridge for the Hoh River. From Queets, go north approximately 28 miles, cross the Hoh River Bridge and turn right into the park.

Hwy. 101 N. Milepost 176/177
Forks, WA

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