Pioneer Park Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Located on the Pend Oreille River just two (2) miles from Newport. This campground, lies next to the Pend Oreille River and is suitable for both tent and RV camping.   The Pioneer Park Heritage Trail #321 offers visitors a chance to view how the Kalispel Tribe historically used this area. The trail has 12 interpretative displays and an elevated boardwalk which overlooks the inside of a camas oven as well as providing a scenic view of the river. Two parking areas are available for day use parking. 


  • 17 campsites with picnic tables, fire pits, and tent pads
  • Day use area (open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm) with picnic tables, fire pits, a picnic shelter, a boat launch, and swim area
  • Interpretive trail
  • Drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • Garbage disposal

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservation Information: or telephone 1-877-444-6777.  Some site are available on a first come, first served basis.Pion
  • Camping: $16/single site
  • Extra vehicle: $8 
  • Day use: $5; Season Pass via concessionaire: $40  
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Heavy
  • 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:  Travel east on U.S. Highway 2 for 0.75 mile. Immediately after crossing the bridge on the Pend Oreille River, turn left (north) onto LeClerc Road (County Road 9305). Follow LeClerc 2 miles north to the campground entrance.

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

Campground Camping

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


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2,200 feet