Suggested Camping Supplies

Facilities at Ensign Ranch include many tent sites and a limited number of lodge rooms, bunkhouses, A-frames cabin tents, and shared cabins. All locations have access to potable water and toilet facilities. Showers are also available. Established campsites usually have picnic tables and a small fire place; although campfires will be prohibited if there may be a fire ban in effect. Meadow and island campsites are not “established” and have no tables or fireplaces.

Suggested Campout Provisions for All Campers:


  • Sleeping Bag (or bedding- pad or air mattress too)
  • Blanket
  • Pillow
  • Air mattress or pad
  • Towels/Washcloth
  • Shower shoes
  • Toiletries (shampoo, soap, toothbrush, razor, etc.)
  • Flashlight/Lantern (spare batteries)
  • Camp chair(s)
  • Tablecloth
  • Bucket for water (for campfire)
  • Matches/lighter (IF fires permitted)
  • Water bottle
  • Insect repellant
  • Band Aids - first aid kit
  • Medicine for duck itch / swimmer's itch
  • Tents (for tent campers only)
  • Tent covers/Tarps (for tent campers only)


Clothing for:

  • Recreation
  • Swimming
  • Dances
  • 5K run/exercise activities
  • Church services
  • Sleeping
  • Cool/Cold evening activities
  • Inclement conditions (rain coat, boots, etc.)
  • White shirt & tie / Ordinance documentation (to pass sacrament)


Cooking (All meals are provided. Cooking is optional.):

  • Cooler (for perishable foods)
  • Ice for coolers
  • Dish washing materials (soap, towel, rack, etc.)
  • Cookware, serving dishes, and utensils
  • Table (for cooking etc.)
  • Cook Stove (propane or gas)
  • Fuel: Propane tank refill, white gas, and propane bottles


Recreational Supplies (optional):

  • Frisbee
  • Bicycle
  • Sports equipment
  • Fishing gear
  • Flashlights for walking and riding bikes in a tunnel
  • Small rubber raft, canoe, kayaks, swim tube, etc. (life jackets)
  • Water socks required for slip ‘n slide

Some common needs (if you forget supplies, or need more):
Cle Elum is about 7 miles to the East of Ensign Ranch (12 min. drive away)

  • Groceries available at Safeway stores
  • Hardware and Sporting Goods are available at several stores
  • Several restaurants and fast food places