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The mostly mountainous Northeast Region reaches from east of the northern Cascade Range to the northwestern Idaho border. Landscapes include forests, shrub-steppe, agriculture, and grazing lands. The region offers a wide array of recreational opportunities with 27 recreational sites that include  campgrounds near lakes and rivers, single-track motorcycle trails, high country hiking and horseback riding, and lowland hunting. In the Northeast Region, DNR manages about 567,000 acres of mostly forested and grazing lands and provides stewardship of 29,000 acres of conservation lands, including Loomis Natural Resource Conservation Area—the largest of DNR's Natural Areas.

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Updated:  January 9, 2014

Find out which recreation sites in the state are open or closed...and more.

Major DNR Recreation Sites:

Recreation areas by county:

LITTLE PEND OREILLE (Stevens County)

Recreation AreaStatus Additional Information
Flodelle CreekCLOSEDClosed for the season.
Little Pend Oreille Snowmobile TrailsCLOSEDClosed for the season.
Little Pend Oreille ORV TrailsCLOSEDWeather dependent.
Narcisse Snowmobile TrailsCLOSEDClosed for the season.
Radar Dome TrailheadCLOSEDWeather dependent.
Sherry Creek CampgroundCLOSEDThrough hunting season until weather closes campground for the season.

LOOMIS STATE FOREST (Okanogan County)  Check out photos.

Recreation AreaStatus Additional Information
Chopaka LakeOpenCheck out photos and get directions.
Cold SpringsCLOSEDWeather dependent.
North Fork Nine MileOpen
Palmer LakeOpenCheck out photos and get directions.
Toats Coulee CampOpen
Toats JunctionOpen

LOUP LOUP STATE FOREST
(Okanogan County)
Recreation AreaStatus Additional Information
Leader LakeOpenCheck out photos and get directions.
Rock CreekOpen
Rock Lakes & TrailOpen
Sportsman CampOpen

Okanogan County 

Recreation Area
Loomis State Forest  
Loup Loup State Forest

Pend Oreille County

Recreation AreaStatus Additional Information
Skookum CreekCLOSED

Opens May 23; Camp host and weather dependent.


Spokane COUNTY 

Recreation AreaStatus Additional Information
Dishman Hills Natural Resources Conservation AreaOpen 
Dragoon Creek CampgroundCLOSED

Closed for the season.

Pets are not allowed in the campground.
Check out photos and get directions.


Stevens County

Recreation AreaStatus Additional Information
Douglas Falls Grange Park

CLOSED

Closed for the season.
Check out photos and get directions.

Lake SpokaneCurrently managed by Washington State Parks. For more information, visit their website.
Lake Spokane Indian PaintingOpenNo camping.
Little Pend Oreille
Rocky LakeCLOSED

Closed for the season.

Day-use only.

Sheep Creek Campground

CLOSED

Closed for the season.
Adopted by the town of Northport.

Starvation Lake

CLOSED

Closed for the season.

Please note: DNR may close a recreational facility or trail either temporarily or permanently for the purposes of protecting the environment, public safety, property, or to ensure DNR meets its management and administrative obligations. (Learn more | WAC 332-52-100) 

Pets
Pets are allowed on department-managed lands, except in areas that are closed to pets or animals for the protection of wildlife, sensitive natural systems, special cultural areas, or for other purposes. All pets must be on leash. If pets are accompanying livestock, they can be off leash but must be voice controlled. (Learn more | WAC 332-52-140)

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 Contacts

General Recreation Contact
Washington State Department of Natural Resources
recreation@dnr.wa.gov

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