"Inspired by the Setting,

Designed for Fellowship,

Dedicated to Enhancing

Your Life."

Christian Retreat Center and Family Campground

Camp Lakeview

We are an alcohol-free facility. We also do not allow drugs or weapons. If any of these things become an issue you may be asked to leave the park. No refunds will be given.

Please help us to keep our campground family-friendly by following our no-alcohol/drugs/weapons policy. Additionally, we ask that you do not use profanity and that you treat other guests and staff with respect and courtesy at all times. Disrespect of any kind will not be tolerated.

Campground Rules

  • When you enter the park, please stop in at the office to let us know you are here. If you are just visiting for the day you must pay a $5.00 entry fee per person BEFORE heading to the beach area. We do not have a "car-load" rate. All day use rates are per person. Children 7 and under are Free. If you are checking into a site or cottage you must check in and pay for your reservation when you arrive.
  • Smoking is prohibited within 25 feet of entrances, exits and windows that open according to Washington State Law. At Camp Lakeview, smoking is also prohibited in all buildings and on all docks. Please use common courtesy when smoking in common areas, specifically on the beach or in the picnic area. There are ash trays throughout the campground. Please discard cigarettes appropriately.
  • Children under 12 are not permitted on the fishing or swimming docks or in the water without direct adult supervision.
  • QUIET TIME HOURS: Sunday - Thursday 11 PM - 7 AM,  Friday - Saturday 12 Midnight - 7 AM

Operating Hours
Camp Lakeview is open year-round. Tanwax Lake is open year-round for fishing and boating.

Office Hours:
Summer (May - Sept.)
Monday -  Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday -  Sunday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Winter (Oct. - April)
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

After Hours Information
On-site Camp Hosts are available after office hours. Please see the sign on our front door for the on-call host's contact information.

The front entrance gate does not close. The camp, however, is only open for day use from dawn until dusk.
We do not allow swimming or fishing after dark.

Deposit Policy

All deposits are non-refundable. Deposits are required at the time of reservation, with the exception of contracted groups. Group deposit due dates are indicated on your contract.  

  • Lakeside Place Campground

          The deposit amount will be equal to first night's rate of all sites/buildings reserved.

  • Lakeview Retreat Center

          1-Night Stay $450

          2-Night Stay $850

          3 or More Night Stay $1000

  • Weddings

          The deposit amount will be equal to half of the total bill.

No-Show/Late Check-in Policy

If you are arriving later than check-in time or after office hours, please call the office. If we do not hear from you, your reservation will be released. Deposits are non-refundable. 

Cancellation Policy
If you must cancel your reservation we request that you call us as soon as possible. Deposits are non-refundable. We have a 10-day cancellation policy. If you do not call or contact us prior to 10 days before your check-in date you will be charged for the full duration of your reservation. 

Refund Policy

Refunds of any kind will ONLY be considered in case of emergency. Refunds will not be given for early check-out. A credit toward a future reservation will be applied BEFORE a refund is considered.

Minimum Night Stay Policy

A Two-Night minimum stay is required on the following holiday weekends:

  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day

For contracted groups only, a two-night minimum stay is required for reservations from July 1st - August 31st.


Fishing on Tanwax Lake is year-round starting on April 23, 2016. A fishing license is required for everyone 15 and older. We do not sell fishing licenses. For more information on how to obtain a license, visit www.wdfw.wa.gov.

Visit www.wdfw.wa.gov for the current year's "Free Fishing Weekend."

Lakeview Ball Field

The upper ball field is open to all paid Camp Lakeview guests, not just Lakeview Retreat Center guests. If you are planning to use the field, please be aware that you may have to share the field with other guests. 

Pet Policy
Pets are welcome at Camp Lakeview. They must be leashed and cleaned up after at all times. They are not allowed in buildings, on the docks or in the water. Guests with aggressive dogs will be asked to leave. Excessive barkers must be contained as a courtesy to other guests. If a barking dog is not contained, you may be asked to move sites or, in extreme circumstances, will be asked to leave.

Burn Bans

Please call our front office for current status @ 360-879-5426. In general, if a state-wide burn ban is in effect, you may still be able to have a campfire in our metal fire rings. There is a metal fire ring in each camp site.