Gillette Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The campsites are nice and big but not private. A covered area with a large tree trunk is an interesting attraction along with access to Rufus and Springboard Trails. Gillette Lake is in walking distance. The Springboard Trail #149 leaves from this campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis or by reservation at (1-877-444-6777).
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
  • Camping: $24/single site
  • Camping: $48/double site
  • Extra vehicle: none
  • Day Use Fee: $5
  • Season Pass for Colville Only: $45
  • Season Pass for Colville and Idaho Panhandle: $52
Open Season: Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend
Usage: Medium
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   
  • Trail open to motorcycles only leaving from the campground          
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days       
  • Food and wildlife attractants must be properly stored at all times
Closest Towns: Colville, 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

General Information


From Colville, WA:  Head east on HWY 20 for approx. 20 miles to the Colville National Forest campground sign. Turn right onto Pend Oreille Lake rd and go 1.2 miles to campground entrance.

Google Map directions to Gillette Campground 

Latitude 48.6125 Longitude -117.5341667

General Notes:
  • Township 36 North, Range 42 East, Section 20

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Picnic tables No Day Use Fee
Drinking water Developed Potable Water and Hydrant
Interpretive Site Springboard Trail #149
Toilets Vault
Parking No Day Use Fee
Boat ramp Day Use Fee
Tent camping
Camping trailer Maximum vehicle length 24 feet
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