Due to extreme wildfire danger, Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) is Level 4, general shutdown with a prohibition on all industrial activities in zones 684, 685, 686, 678W, 678E, 687, and 688. This general shutdown is not a forest closure or restriction of access to the national forest, but a general restriction of industrial operations in the forest. Chainsaw use is currently prohibited on the Colville National Forest. All campfires and charcoal use is prohibited in all areas of the Colville National Forest, including campgrounds.
The Colville National Forest offers 1.1 million acres of forest for your enjoyment, relaxation, and exploration. You can experience the solitude of hiking in the wilderness on hundreds of miles of trails, enjoy camping near others in developed campgrounds, or the solitude of camping in the back country or wilderness. The forest is also a prime location for plenty of great fishing, hunting, horseback riding, mountain biking, climbing, off road vehicles, and winter activities such as cross-country and downhill skiing and snowmobiling. Hundreds of miles of forest roads offer access and sightseeing opportunities.
Map showing recreational areas.