Campers will have plenty of options this holiday weekend, thanks in part to early snowmelt.
In the southeast corner of Mount Rainier National Park, the 188 campsites at Ohanapecosh Campground opens Friday. Cougar Rock Campground, between Longmire and Paradise, will not open until June 27 instead of Friday. The 173-site campground will be open six fewer weeks because of sequestration.
Park officials also said Stevens Canyon Road will open at noon Friday, not 8 a.m. as previously announced, as long as the weather.
At Olympic National Park, campgrounds opening this weekend or shifting from primitive camping to running water include …