From a May 28, 2021, Snohomish County press release.
Snohomish County opened the new Whitehorse Campground near Darrington for Memorial Day weekend.
With campgrounds already busy this spring and booked up across the region, the new 18-site campground will increase camping capacity in the county just in time for summer.
The new campground features five equestrian sites and 15 full-utility sites for recreational vehicles.
“People love to travel and adventure with their horses, and we are very excited that Snohomish County has a new place to do that,” said Catherine Collins, Chair of the Executive Horse Council of Snohomish County.
Reservations are open now. Click here to reserve a spot: Snohomish County Parks and Recreation Reservation Page.
Located just outside the town of Darrington, this equestrian-friendly campground has close proximity to the Whitehorse Regional Trail and North Mountain. There are also stunning views of Whitehorse Mountain.
Campground amenities include:
- 18 total campsites (5 of which are equestrian sites).
- 15 full-utility campsites (2 equestrian and 2 ADA).
- 3 non-utility equestrian campsites.
- Equestrian sites each have 2 side-by-side corrals.
- Dump station.
- Timber-framed picnic shelter.
- On-site caretaker.
“Snohomish County is excited to provide this new campground that offers access to nearby DNR and Forest Service recreation opportunities,” said Sharon Swan, Division Manager for Snohomish County Parks, Recreation & Tourism.
She went on to say, “In addition to providing 15 full hook-up RV sites, the Whitehorse Campground also provides the county’s first equestrian sites and is planned for continued improvements in 2022.”