Lake Gillette 189

Colville National Forest


Lake Gillette Campground

Stage 1 fire restrictions are currently in effect on the Colville National Forest. While campfires are allowed in these campgrounds, please be cautious and never leave your fire unattended. You can learn more about current restrictions by following this link.


We strive diligently to keep our facilities disinfected, but cannot guarantee they are 100% free of coronavirus. Please bring your own hand sanitizer, and if you are feeling ill, help protect other campers and our employees by staying home.


Lake Gillette Campground lies on the east shore of Lake Gillette, a popular spot for boating and fishing. Lake Gillette campground is a 14 site campground with paved interior roads and parking spurs. Six of the campsites are double sites. A site map is available here.


Day-use area includes five picnic tables, five fire rings, animal resistant garbage containers, developed swim beach with buoys and ropes, rustic amphitheater, three paved parking areas, concrete boat launch and paved loop access road.



$24 for single site

$48 for double site

$5 for day use

$45 season pass for day use areas operated by Scenic Canyons on Colville National Forest

$52 day use season pass for Colville & Idaho Panhandle National Forests

Reservations: Available at Reservations can be made 6 months prior to the first day of your camping stay.


Directions: Lake Gillette campground is located 23 miles east of Colville, WA and 15 miles west of Ione, WA. It is accessed via Washington State Highway 20 and County Road 4987.  See map below.


Amenities: Animal resistant garbage containers, pressurized water system and accessible concrete vault toilets.


Open dates: One week before Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.

Nearby: Fishing, boating, and hiking.

See more campgrounds managed by Scenic Canyons in the Colville National Forest.

For more information, visit the Forest Service website.