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Fishtrap Lake Resort
Campground Description: Fishtrap Lake Resort is privately owned and operated. The resort is located at the northern tip of the 800 acre Fishtrap Lake. The resort is lush with lots of lawn areas and tall trees. Fishtrap Lake Resort also has a small cafe and convenience store that stocks fishing tackle. The resort is very family friendly and does not allow jet skis, tubing, waterskiing or other activities that may poise a danger to the fishermen (and fisherwomen). Kayaks and canoes are allowed and encouraged for the fisher person, nature lover or wildlife photographer. The resort is closed during the winter months, so call in the spring to hear when it reopens. Reservations are available.
Number of Sites: 20 with hook-ups and another 50 for tent campers
Electricity: At 20 RV camping sites
Water: At 20 RV camping sites with additional water taps throughout the tent camping area
Waste Water Dump Station: Yes
Directions: From Interstate 90 eastbound or westbound, take exit 254. At the stop sign at the bottom of the exit, turn south onto Old State Highway. Follow Old State Highway south for 2.5 miles to Fishtrap Road East. Turn left onto Fishtrap Road East and follow for 1.3 miles to the entrance to Fishtrap Lake Resort.
Fishing: Yes! Fishtrap Lake is one of the premier fishing lakes in Washington State. Fishermen (and fisherwomen) regularly catch their limit daily. Trout is the mainstay for fishing here. The lake is stocked on a regular basis with trout. Besides hatchery pan-sized trout, hefty triploids are also stocked here.
Astronomy Opportunities: Great, if you can find a clear area. There is an expected light dome from Spokane, however, this is a lot better for astronomy camping than your back yard. For astronomy camping, leave the resort heading west, turn south at the first intersection and enter BLM land. From there, seek an open area. For computerized telescope campers, the exact location for Fishtrap Resort is 47° 21' 25" N, 117° 49' 24" W
Nearby Golfing: The nearest golfing is in Spokane at Indian Canyon Golf, 29.3 miles east of Fishtrap Lake Resort. Consult the Spokane telephone directory. Spokane is home to several terrific golf courses.Indian Canyon Golf Course 4304 W. West Drive Spokane, Washington 99205 (509) 747-5353 Indian Canyon Golf Course
Contact Information:Fishtrap Resort 29920 Scroggie Rd. Sprague, WA 99032 509-235-2284
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The sign at the entrance to Fishtrap Lake Resort
The restroom facility at Fishtrap Lake Resort offers flush toilets and hot water but not hot showers
Fishtrap Lake Resort offers a boat launch and moorage
Many RV camping sites at Fishtrap Lake Resort have a view of the lake
The tent camping sites at Fishtrap Lake Resort offer lush grass and shade trees
Picnic tables and fire pits are spread throughout Fishtrap Lake Resort
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