Panhandle Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This campground is located 30 miles north of Newport (15 miles north of Usk) adjacent to LeClerc Road (County Road #9325). This small campground, lies next to the Pend Oreille River and is suitable for both tent and RV camping with large RV’s.  Most campsites are private and are in walking distance of the river.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Overnight use and day-use within the campground is available with full services provided by the Concessionaire. Fees will be charged. Boat launch is open.
Operational Hours: Boat Launch is open year around, weather permitting.
Reservations: Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis or by reservation at (1-877-444-6777).
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
  • Camping: $24/single site
  • Extra vehicle: none
  • Day use: $5
  • Season Pass for Colville Only: $45
  • Season Pass for Colville and Idaho Panhandle: $52
Open Season: Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend
Restrictions: Washington state fishing license required. See Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife at for more information. 
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfire in developed fire ring only        
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Pets must be on leash     
  • OHV use prohibited in the campground    
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days      
  • Food and wildlife attractants must be properly stored at all times
Closest Towns: Newport, WA
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping fees, with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access. Discount not available on double or group sites.
  • Day use: $45 Concessionaire Season Pass accepted. No other recreation passes honored.
Operated By: Scenic Canyons Recreational Services
Information Center: Concessionaire: Scenic Canyons -

General Information


From Newport, WA:  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. Turn north onto LeClerc Road (County Road 9325) and follow it for 15 miles to the campground entrance.

Google map directions from Newport, WA

Latitude 48.50861111 Longitude -117.2180556

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Campground Camping

  • Tent and RV campsites available. Sites can be reserved up to six months in advance through NRRS.

RV Camping

  • Campsites are suitable for small to large RV’s.


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Picnic tables Day Use Fee
Drinking water Available at the Campground
Toilets Vault
Parking Day Use Fee
Boat ramp Fees charged Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend
Tent camping
Accessible Limited number of campsites
Camping trailer Maximum vehicle length 50 feet
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