Browns Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Located on the Newport Ranger District, Browns Lake Campground lies 25 miles northeast of Newport.  This lake is nonmotorized, flyfishing only.  Located within the campground is a historical cabin believed to have been built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The trailhead for Browns Lake Trail #320 is located near the boat ramp.  

Facilities

  • 18 campsites with picnic tables, and fire pits
  • No drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • Garbage disposal

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season.
Reservations:
First come, first served
Fees
  • Camping: $14/single site
  • Extra vehicle: $8
  • Day use: $5; Season Pass via concessionaire: $40
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Medium
Restrictions:
  • 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
Passes:
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping fees, with any of these passes: Interagency Annual, 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

Directions:

From Newport, 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 and follow the Kings Lake Road (County Road 3389) 4 miles to the junction of Forest Road 5030000 (Browns Lake). Travel north on 5030000 for 4 miles to the campground entrance.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.43611111
  Longitude : 
-117.1952778
  Elevation : 
3,800 feet