North Skookum is a popular lake found in a setting of forested mountains about 20 miles north of Newport. This lake has a boat launch and a dock. You can fish, camp, hike, swim, and canoe while visiting. Beavers, ducks osprey and great blue herons can be seen at the lake.
Only 6.6 miles northeast from Cusick. It is also approximately 69 miles Northeast of Spokane off County Road 9325 and only 22 miles Northeast of Newport.