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.
At a Glance
Due to extreme fire behavior on the Tower Fire, a mandatory evacuation order has been issued for Browns Lake, North Skookum and South Skookum Campgrounds.
From Newport WA: Follow WA-20 for 16.7 miles and turn right on Kings Lake Rd. Follow Kings Lake Rd and Bowell-Kings Lake Rd for 8.8 miles to North Skookum Lake.