Colville National Forest
With over a million acres in the northeastern Washingtion, 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.
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
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.
Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge
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 range 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.