Panhandle Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This campground is located 30 miles north of Newport (15 miles north of Usk) adjacent to LeClerc Road (County Road #9325). This small campground, lies next to the Pend Oreille River and is suitable for both tent and RV camping with large RV’s.  Most campsites are private and are in walking distance of the river.


  • 13 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, and tent pads
  • Boat launch
  • Drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • Garbage disposal

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season.
Reservations: Reservation Information: or telephone 1-877-444-6777.  Some sites are available on a first come, first served basis. 
  • Camping: $16/single site
  • Extra vehicle: $8
  • Day use: $5; Season Pass via concessionaire: $40
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Medium
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Dogs must be on leash
  • OHV/ATV use prohibited in the campground
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days
Closest Towns: Newport, WA
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping fees, with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access.
  • Day use: $40 Concessionaire Season Pass accepted. No other recreation passes honored.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Newport Ranger District

General Information


From Newport, WA:  Follow State Highway 20 north for 15 miles to the town of Usk. Cross the bridge over the Pend Oreille River on the east edge of town. Turn north onto LeClerc Road (County Road 9325) and follow it for 15 miles to the campground entrance.

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  • Tent and RV campsites available. Sites can be reserved up to six months in advance through NRRS.

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  • Campsites are suitable for small to large RV’s.


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2,200 feet