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Pacific Northwest Camping Destinations

Second Edition (Published 2008)

Book Additions and Corrections

Editors Note: We receive much of this information from others by mail, email, or in person. We haven't confirmed most of it ourselves. In order to conserve space and increase the usability of the information we receive it is often necessary to rephrase or paraphrase the messages. We like to add the names of the sources of the information we receive, if you don't want your name mentioned be sure to tell us in any email you send.


Sumpter Pines RV Park, Baker City and Sumpter Campgrounds - Page 90

July 8, 2011 Update - The email address at this campground is now reservations@sumperpinesrvpark.com.


Minerva Beach RV Park - Page 291

The Minerva Beach Corporation, The State of Washington, and the Skokomish Indian Tribe reached an agreement for a major land swap and sale that affects this campground. The "Main Traveler" part of Minerva Beach (above the highway) is now owned and operated by the State of Washington as an expanded Potlatch State Park. It appears that Washington State Park System will be making Potlatch State Park the premier State Park on Hood Canal. A lot of work has been done to connect the two RV park areas. The fiew Mobile Homes on this land have been given a years notice to to vacate (a Washington State law) so it will all be RVs by mid summer next year. The west side RVer will have access to the Canal through the existing State Park Day Use Area and not through Minerva Beach property. The few remaining RV spaces at Minerva Beach Park not covered by this land swap are gradually being converted to mobile home lots (two RV spaces become one mobile home lot) and are now suitable only for RVs to 30 feet, and will probably all be gone within the next year or so. - Courtesy of Don and Kay Damkaer

Sunshine Point Campground, Mt Rainier National Park - Page 322

June 28, 2011 Update - This campground was destroyed by flooding of the Nisqually River and is closed.

Skagit Valley Fairgrounds, Skagit Valley, WA - Page 370

May 20, 2010 Update - This facility no longer is open for overnight camping.

Pine Near RV Park, Winthrop, WA - Page 397

March 11, 2010 Update - Pine Near RV Park in Winthrop is now closed. - Information courtey of Dave Oglevie

Nicolum River Provincial Park, Hope, BC - Page 455

June 24, 2011 Update - This park is closed.

Kaslo, British Columbia - Page 464

January 20, 2010 Update - The restored lake steamer drydocked in Kaslo is the SS Moyie, not the SS Moyle. We missed this when proofing the book - but it's still the best restored sternwheeler we've ever seen. Don't miss it! There's lots of info on this website: www.klhs.bc.ca/ . - Courtesy of Shannon Noakes

Blue Spruce RV Park and Campground, Prince George, BC - Page 506

June 24, 2011 Update - The new name of this campground is Blue Cedar RV Park and Campground.



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