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Free campsites over Memorial Day weekend

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Memorial Day weekend is often associated with the beginning of the summer. Many families like to celebrate this change of weather with a camping trip. While many campgrounds have been booked for weeks (or months), a new option has just been announced.

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The Darrington Bluegrass Music Park announced today that not only is it opening up for campers, it is doing so free of charge! The 40-acre campground sits along the South Fork of the Stillaguamish River, making it a perfect place to get together with family and friends.

There are no hookups at Darrington Bluegrass Music Park making the 89 campsites more suited for tents than RVs and campers, yet everyone is welcomed. Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis with fires are permitted only in free-standing pits.

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The park is owned by the Bluegrass and Country Music Makers Association. The organization’s board decided to open for the holiday weekend after the U.S. Forest Service stated the Gold Basin Campground would be closed pending the results of the Oso mudslide review. The Bluegrass Music Park is on Highway 530, three miles west of Darrington.

Volunteers will help over the weekend and donations will be welcomed to cover any costs. All campers are reminded to take out any they bring in: leaving only their footprints.

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