Brush Lake Picnic Area


Brush Lake Picnic area features 4 picnic sites, vault toilets, and a day use area. Boating on Brush Lake is accessible from the area but launching can be difficult in late summer and fall when the water is low.

At a Glance

Fees: Sites are available at no charge on a first come, first served basis.
Open Season: May
Closest Towns: Bonners Ferry, Idaho
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Travel 18 miles north of Bonners Ferry on US Hwy 95. Turn right (southeast) Forest Service Road 1004 (Brush Lake Road) and go about 3 miles to the Brush Lake Picnic Area.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

There are mountain biking opportunities on various Forest Service roads in the Brush Lake area.

Lake and Pond Fishing

Lake fishing on Brush Lake.

Ice Fishing

Ice fishing is popular at Brush Lake.

Big Game Hunting

Big game hunting is popular in the Brush Lake area

Small Game Hunting

Small game hunting is popular in the Brush Lake area.

Game Bird/Waterfowl

Waterfowl hunting is popular in the Brush Lake area.

Viewing Wildlife

There is abundant wildlife to be seen in the Brush Lake area.

Picnicking

The picnic area features fishing access to Brush Lake.
No. of Sites 2
Reservation Info This sites operates on a first-come, first-served basis.

Swimming

Enjoy swimming in Brush Lake while picnicking at the Brush Lake Picnic Area.

Ice Skating

Ice skating is popular at Brush Lake.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.887176

  Longitude : 
-116.3298

  Elevation : 
3000 feet