Lost Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
Lost Lake Campground Sign

This Campground was developed in the 1930s and 40s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The old Guard Station at the entrance was built in 1941 which adds to the character of the campground. The campground is located next to Lost Lake which hosts a pair of Common Loons and Canada geese. There are 18 campsites, (14 single sites, and 4 doubles) with picnic tables and fire rings.

A day use Picnic site, swim beach, ampitheater, and boat launch are also available. Water and garbage service are available as well. Three toilet facilities service the campground. Two organization camps border the campground. A Campground Host is on site during the season. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Group site is closed for reservations in 2021. Site available as a single use first-come first-serve.
Reservations: Site available as a single-use first-come-first-serve.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Open Season: May 1 - October 27
Restrictions: Washington state fishing license required. See Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife at http://wdfw.wa.gov/ for more information. No wake zone for boating -8 mph maximum. Use of lead weights or lead jigs that measure 1.5 inches or less along the longest axis is prohibited. Internal combustion motors prohibited.
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires in developed fire pits only        
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Pets must be on leash       
  • OHV use prohibited in the campground          
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days      
  • No lead weights in lake
  • Food and wildlife attractants must be properly stored at all times
Closest Towns: Tonasket, WA
Information Center: Trail Map of Five Lakes Area

General Information


From Tonasket, take State Rt. 20 east for 24 miles to County Rd. 4953 (Bonaparte Recreation Area).  Take County Rd. 4953 5.5 mile where it turns into Forest Service Road #32.  Continue on Forest Service Road #32 three miles to the junction with Forest Service Road #33.  Drive Forest Service Road #33 6 miles to the junction with the Forest Service Road #3300-050.  Take the FS #3300-050 left for 0.2 mile to the Lost Lake Campground entrance.

Latitude 48.853011 Longitude -119.049809

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

RV Camping

Group Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Ice Fishing

Day Hiking

Big Tree Trail #311

Viewing Wildlife

Lost Lake hosts a pair of Common Loons and Canada geese.


Boating - Motorized

Internal combustion motors prohibited, electric motors only.


Designated swim beach. Floating swimming dock. No lifeguard on duty.


Camping trailer: Maximum vehicle length 32 feet
Picnic tables: 13 Picnic Sites - No Day Use Fee
Tent camping:
Parking: No Day Use Fee
Toilets: Vault Toilet (2), Flush Toilet (2)
Boat ramp: No Day Use Fee
Drinking water: Developed potable water and hydrants

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



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