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San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground

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Northern Puget Sound, Washington

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  • Lakeside campsite at Lake Dale Resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • Typical campsite at Lake Dale Resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • Typical campsite at Lake Dale Resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • Group camping area near the lake.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • Bathroom and shower facilities.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • RV camping spots at the resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • There are a few canvas tents available for rent at the resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • There are a few canvas tents available for rent at the resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • Morning on the lake outside the lodge.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • The lodge and rental boats at the resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • Morning view of Neva Lake.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • There are also Airstream trailers available for rent at the resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • There are also Airstream trailers available for rent at the resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • Games for the family adorn the lawn outside the main lodge.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • Rental boats are available at the resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • They offer a number of activities for children throughout the day in the summer months.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • The general store has all the basics you may have left at home.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • The day use beach area on Dream Lake.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • More lakeside camping on Dream Lake.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • The main lodge.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • There are a few small cabin rentals available at the resort.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • Lake Dale Resort on San Juan Island.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
  • Campsite 110 on Neva Lake.- San Juan Island: Lake Dale Resort + Campground
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Variety of camping options to choose from. Well-spaced campsites for a large campground.
Cons: 
Can be busy in summer months. More expensive than other island campgrounds.
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Region:
Northern Puget Sound, WA
Congestion: 
Moderate
Preferable Season(s):
Summer, Fall
Camping fee: 
$37.00
Day-Use/Parking Pass Required:
Not Required
RV sites: 
7
Tent/Car sites: 
42
Tent/Walk-in sites: 
3
Group sites: 
2
Yurts: 
23
Cabins: 
6
Picnic Tables: 
Yes
Dogs allowed: 
No
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Lake Dale Resort is one of San Juan Island's largest camping and resort areas with 82 acres and three lakes to enjoy. The resort is located only 4.8 miles from Friday Harbor and is the perfect blend of camping and resort-like atmosphere. Open from May through September, included in the available accommodation options are 45 tent sites, 23 canvas tents, seven RV campsites, six small cabins, one lake house, one Airstream, and 10 lodge rooms. To add to the options, the tent sites are divided into six types to ensure every visitor has the experience they are looking for; classic campsites, lakeside campsites, family campsites (slightly larger to accommodate larger tents), lakeside family campsites, double family campsites (even larger for groups traveling together), and hike-in/bike in campsites for those traveling the island by foot or bike. Though this campground is ideal for a family getaway, there are plenty of options for those seeking a quieter experience in the woods while still enjoying the amenities of the resort. 

Lake Dale’s campground boasts three calm swimming areas as well as paddle boats, row boats, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, and canoes for rent. Visitors can fish for bass and trout in the well-stocked lakes (Lakedale fishing permit required). In addition to the water activities, there's always something happening to keep the kids entertained. Play a game of lawn chess on the giant chess set, try your hand at ping pong, bocce ball, or horseshoes, or sit back and enjoy the bird life in the area. Make tie-dye shirts (a Lakedale tradition), learn how to paddle board, paint your own birdhouse, create crazy jewelry, and take a campfire cooking class.The General Store is the hub for the summer activity, and your go-to spot for a morning latte, pre-made items ready to barbecue, a fishing license and even bait.

Though the resort has enough to keep you busy all day long, San Juan Island has a lot to offer in terms of hiking, biking, kayaking and whale watching. Be sure to take a trip over to Lime Kiln Point State Park to watch for orcas and visit the lighthouse. 

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