Lake Thomas Campground

Area Status: Closed

Most sites are tent sites, private and have a view of the lake. This campground is located on a small hillside and overlooks Lake Thomas. Access to Rufus Trail #148 is near this campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
  • Camping: $24/single site
  • Camping: $48/double site
  • Extra vehicle: none
  • Day use: $5
  • Season Pass for Colville Only: $45 This is a concessionaire ran site that requires a day use permit. This permit can be purchased directly from the host.
  • Season Pass for Colville and Idaho Panhandle: $52 This is a concessionaire ran site that requires a day use permit. This permit can be purchased directly from the host.
Open Season: Memorial Day Weekend - 09/07/2021
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       
  • 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: 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

General Notes:
  • Township 36 North, Range 24 East, Section 17


From Colville, WA:  Head north on N Maple St toward E 2nd Ave for 0.1 miles.  Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto WA-20 E/E 3rd Ave, continue to follow WA-20 E for 24.5 mi.  Turn right onto NF-200/Pendoreille Lake Rd for 1.3 miles.  Destination will be on the right.

Google map directions from Colville, WA

Latitude 48.62336 Longitude -117.53546

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

  • Semi private campsites most of which are along the lake.
No. of Sites 16 single site(s)
Reservation Info 0
No. of Accessible sites 0

RV Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized


  • Sandy beach but no lifeguard on duty.


Camping trailer: Maximum vehicle length 16 feet
Picnic tables: Day Use Fee
Tent camping:
Parking: Day Use Fee
Toilets: Vault
Drinking water: Developed Potable Water and Hydrant

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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