Launch a boat, fish from the dock, swim off their sandy beach….
Curlew Lake State Park, located ten miles north of Republic, Washington (in Ferry County), offers visitors a lines-free boat launch and choice of 82 campsites dotted across the park’s 127 acres of uncrowded, grass-covered hills. Surrounded on three sides by the peaks and valleys of the Colville and Okanogan National Forests, the park provides walk-in lake-view sites set atop grassy knolls; secluded sites tucked in hillside clefts; and RV and trailer sites.
Clear-water lake with shaded camp sites and a hiking trail….
Hidden high in the hills of the Colville National Forest is Long Lake, a small and often-overlooked, clear-water lake with shaded camp sites and a hiking trail. In the late spring and early summer, the lake draws local fly fishers and anglers in search of trout.
This public access park is located on the shores of the Kettle River, just across from the town of Curlew, Washington. The “Ol’ Swimmin’ Hole” park has been used and enjoyed by generations of families for picnicking and swimming. Read more
Ranald MacDonald was buried in an Indian Cemetery on the east side of Customs Road, on a knoll overlooking the Kettle River. His grave site has the distinction of being the smallest state park in Washington State. Read more
Fly fishing, swimming, and shady camp grounds. Trout fishing at its best….
Swan Lake is a clear-water lake located in the Colville National Forest, just off Highway 21, south of Republic, Washington. Read more
Camp and trout fish on the San Poil River….
Ten Mile Campground is located just off of Hwy. 21 and adjacent to the San Poil River. The shallow, bubbling waters of the San Poil provide cool relief from the summer heat and opportunities for anglers and fly fishers to catch a dinner of brook trout. Read more