Browns Lake Campground


Browns Lake Campground is located in the mountain range to the east of the Pend Oreille River on Half Moon Road in the Newport Ranger District. Camping at Browns Lake offers a tranquil setting, due in part, to the lakes restriction of motorized craft on the water. Canoeing and kayaking, however,  is permitted.

While fishing at the lake you’ll find a few restrictions that allow for excellent fishing opportunities. The lake has been restricted to fly fishing only. While fly fishing you’ll find both rainbow trout and cutthroat are abundant.


  • The Browns Lake Campground offers overnight camping for up to two weeks.
  • Water is not available on site you will need to bring your own.
  • The 18 campsites offer both fire pits and picnic tables for your convenience. Vault toilets are available at the campground as well as garbage disposal.
  • RV Camping accommodations are available


$14 for campsite
$8 for extra vehicle
$5 for day use
$40 for day use season pass

The Browns Lake campground operates on a first come first served basis.

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