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Three nights of midweek lodging (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday nights) for the price of two!


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Fall and Winter Calendar

For the current status of cabin availability please go to our Booking Calendar.  We are accepting reservations for Fall 2015 and Winter 2015-2016. We book cabins one year in advance.

Family Rates Dramatically Extended

We are pleased to announce these dates when kids (up through age 17) stay free:

  • July 29th, 2015 through September 24th, 2015
  • November 25th, 2015 through December 6th, 2015
  • 2016:  January 8 & 9, February 19 & 20, March 4 & 5, April 1st – April 25th

Fall Season 2015 begins July 29 and ends October 11, 2015


See what others say about Scottish Lakes!

Thanksgiving Snowshoe by the Rainbow »

December 4th, 2014

Tubbs Snowshoes Logo

From the Official Blog of Tubbs Snowshoes:
An article by Maciej, Backcountry Ambassador

“It was an amazing Thanksgiving weekend for our group of three, plus dog. I have been planning this trip for a long time and finally it materialized. Scottish Lakes High Camp (elevation 4985 ft.) was our destination…”
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Take Us Away! »

September 29th, 2014

Scottish Lakes High Camp is mentioned in the ParentMap article,

Take Us Away! Restful Fall Retreats for Kids and Families in Washington State

“All of us need the impetus to pull ourselves away from technology and reset our brains, breathing in the sharp scent of a ponderosa pine forest or the briny Pacific Ocean at sunset. And we need to reconnect with each other. Here are four extraordinary places in Washington state to go this fall that provide opportunities for respite and reconnection.”
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Find Yourself Above the Fray!

There's no place like Scottish Lakes High Camp.

Nestled against a high mountain ridge, our nine-cabin retreat provides a unique opportunity to recharge body and spirit. Pared down to the essential rustic comforts, High Camp allows you to pursue your favorite mountain activities, reconnect with friends and family, or reflect in an unparalleled natural setting.

Scottish Lakes High Camp.

Recharge, reconnect and refuel above the Fray!

Trips, Trails, & Tours

Chiwaukum Creek Trailhead Now Open »

Trailhead closed at Highway 2

As of April 21, 2015 The Chiwaukum Creek Fire Closure has been significantly amended! Many areas are now open! It is great news for hikers, but when hiking through area of the fire many hazards exist and people need to be cautious! Most common hazards are:  falling snags, unstable slope with rolling logs and rock, debris flows and trail damage (undercuts and washouts). So you can enjoy the area, but expect some challenges.
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High Camp Happenings

Work Party Sign Up! »

Fall Woodcutting

July 25 & 26 – Summer Work Party

Crews include:  construction and repair, painting/staining, cabin set-up and trail maintenance. Choose your crew!

October 17 & 18 and October 24 & 25 – Woodcutting Weekends

Crews include:  splitting, stacking and chain saw cutting. Choose your crew!
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Around the Woodstove

Chelan County Land Trust Update »

First Light

As you learned in our last newsletter there was a community meeting April 11th to discuss use of 38000 acres of land that is potentially for sale by Weyerhauerser. It is early in the process, timeline being 16 months which started last January, so we have one year to put information together and discern what the community might wish to do with this land.
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Ain’t That Work? »

Ain't That Work?

There is something about the work at High Camp that does not feel like work.  There is always a long list of repairs, painting, trail work, cleaning and woodcutting to do! It can feel overwhelming. Instead of letting the huge list exhaust us just in the reading we “pull a Tom Sawyer!” The truth is out now. Since our earliest involvement with Scottish Lakes we have had “Work Parties”. The name itself puts a smile on my face.
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