Lake Thomas179

Colville National Forest


Lake Thomas Campground

Stage 2 fire restrictions are now in effect on the Colville National Forest. Campfires and charcoal grills are prohibited in this campground. Gas stoves are still allowed. You can learn more on the Forest Service website.


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 Thomas Campground lies on the east shore of Lake Thomas, a popular spot for boating and fishing. Lake Thomas Campground is located about 3/4 mile from Lake Gillette and Gillette Campgrounds. Lake Thomas Campground is a 16 site fee campground with paved interior roads. All of the campsites are single-family units.


This campground has two loop roads and is designed for tent camping or camping with shorter trailers or RVs. Short parking spurs and tight turning radiuses limit the suggested vehicle size to sixteen feet or less for trailers and 30 feet or less for RV’s



$24 per night

$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: Not available.


Directions: Lake Thomas Campground is located 24 miles east of Colville, WA and 14 miles west of Ione,  WA. It is accessed via Washington State Highway 20 and County Road 4987.


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


Open dates: Friday before Memorial Day 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.

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