The Colville National Forest would like to remind hunters that all Travel Management rules apply and that vehicles must remain on designated routes as shown on the current Motor Vehicle Use Maps.
• Motor Vehicle Use Maps are available free of charge online.
• Please use existing campsites and campfire rings when possible.
• There is no allowance for using motor vehicles off of designated roads and trails for retrieving game.
Hunting seasons and permits are regulated by the State of Washington. To find out more about where you can go hunting and what regulations apply in the Colville National Forest and surrounding area please contact the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Disabled Hunter Access Program
The Colville National Forest in partnership with Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council are proud to announce the 2023 hunting season routes designated for Disabled Hunter Access and the addition of two non-permanent access platforms to help disabled hunters see over brush.
The 2023 disabled hunter access routes are: Aladdin Mountain of Pend Orielle County, Squirrel Meadows of Pend Orielle County, and Brewer Mountain of Stevens County.
The following three routes, while inside the Colville National Forest, are part of Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife’s Road Access Entry Program, and access must be applied for. For more information visit: https://wdfw.wa.gov/accessibility/disabled-hunter-road-access-entry-program: Betty Creek in Ferry County, Boundary Mountain in Ferry County, and Mitchell of Stevens County.
For more information about the program and to apply for an access permit, please contact one of these U.S. Forest Service offices after August 1, 2023:
• Colville NF Supervisor’s Office at (509) 684-7000
• Three Rivers Ranger District Office at (509) 738-7700
• Republic Ranger District Office at (509) 775-7400
For additional information on Disabled Access, contact the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council, (509) 487-8552, email at email@example.com or visit their program page at their website: https://www.inwc.org/disabled-access-committee/