Outdoor Recreation Areas & Agencies


Colville National Forest


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With over a million acres in the northeastern Washington, the Colville National Forest has something for almost everyone. There is hiking, camping, biking, OHR trails, fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, history, environmental education, wilderness, and more.  Visit their website for all the information.


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Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area


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The mighty Columbia River has drawn people to its waters for over 9,000 years. Historically the rich fishery of the river was used for survival and prosperity. Today Lake Roosevelt’s visitors continue to enjoy the river’s recreational offerings of fishing, camping, hunting, and boating. Visit Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area and experience life on the river past and present.  With over 154 miles behind Grand Coulee Dam, you can spend days exploring the lake. 

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Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge


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The Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge is located in northeast Washington, 13 miles southeast of Colville in Stevens County. Located on the west slope of the Selkirk Mountain Range, it is the only mountainous, mixed-conifer forest refuge in the lower 48 states. It was established in 1939 to provide a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife.
Our 41,568 acres ranging in elevation from 1800 feet on the western lowlands to 5600 feet on the eastern boundary at Olson Peak.  Our primary mission is to provide for the conservation, management, and restoration of fish, wildlife, and plant resources and their habitats for the benefit of present and future generations of Americans.


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