Browns Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Located on the Newport Ranger District, Browns Lake Campground lies 25 miles northeast of Newport.  This lake is nonmotorized, flyfishing only.  Located within the campground is a historical cabin believed to have been built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The trailhead for Browns Lake Trail #320 is located near the boat ramp.  

 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The campground is currently closed due to fallen and hazard trees. Anticipated to open Memorial Day weekend 2021. 
Reservations:
Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees
  • Camping: $22/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 http://wdfw.wa.gov/ for more information. 
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfires 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
  • Non-motorized lake use only
Closest Towns: Newport, WA
Passes:
  • 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 - https://www.sceniccanyons.com
 

General Information

Directions:

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 and follow the Kings Lake Road (County Road 3389) 4 miles to the junction of Forest Road 5030000 (Browns Lake). Travel north on 5030000 for 4 miles to the campground entrance.


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Amenities

Picnic tables Day Use Fee
Drinking water Not available. Surface water should be treated.
Toilets Vault
Parking Day Use Fee
Boat ramp Day Use Fee
Tent camping
Camping trailer
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.436164

  Longitude : 
-117.196351

  Elevation : 
3,800 feet

 

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