Long Lake Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

Long lake has well shaded campsites that can accommodate large vehicles. Its amenities include an old fashion pump-handle well that provides the campground with potable water. A beautiful clear water lake stocked with cutthroat trout is fly fishing only and combustion engines are prohibited.  Beautiful views of the 12.8 acre lake can be seen from the 1.5 mile trail that traverses along the waters edge.   You can hear and see wildlife living on the lake including the common loon. Chipmunks are abundant in the campground so please remember to store all food properly before leaving your campsite.


  • 12 campsites with picnic tables and fire pits
  • Drinking water
  • Vault toilets
  • Garbage disposal

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Swan Lake and southwestern Kettle Crest Closure
Reservations: First come, first served
  • $8 for campsite
  • $2 for extra vehicle
Open Season: Fall
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: 14 miles from Republic, WA
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Republic, WA:  Take highway 21 south 7 miles to forest road 53 (Scatter Creek). Turn right on to forest road 53 and travel approximately 6.0 miles to forest road 5300-400. Turn left and follow it 0.75 mile to the entrance of the campground, which will be on your right.

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  • A favorite campground for many.
  • This area offers access to a small quiet lake in a deep canyon.


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