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Sanpoil Campground

Campground Description:  Sanpoil Campground is owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation.  Sanpoil is very primitive offering 1 outhouse and 2 picnic tables.  It is within 20 feet of the highway and the traffic can be loud at times.  There are no defined campsites but there appears to be room for as many as 10 campsites.  The big draw to Sanpoil Campground is that it is situated on the Sanpoil River.  Very limited grocery shopping is available in Keller.  Open year round.  Reservations are not possible.  Check at the Keller grocery store about paying camping fees.

Number of Sites:  Unmarked but room for an estimates 10 campsites

Electricity:  No

Water:  No

Sewer:  No

Waste Water Dump Station:  No

Directions:  From Spokane - Follow Interstate 90 (I-90) westbound to exit 277A (Highway 2 westbound).  Follow highway 2 for 61.6 miles to the town of Wilbur.  In Wilbur turn north onto Highway 2 and follow for 15.1 miles to the Keller Ferry.  Take the free ferry across Lake Roosevelt and continue to milepost 197.  Sanpoil Campground is on the east side of the highway.  From Seattle - Follow Highway 90 eastbound for 155 miles.  Take exit 155 and follow Highway 283 north for 14.9 miles to Highway 28.  Follow Highway 28 north for 11.6 miles where it intersects Highway 17.  Follow Highway 17 north for 21.4 miles to Highway 2.  Follow Highway 2 for 31.8 miles to Highway 21.  Follow highway 21 north for 15.1 miles to the Keller Ferry. Take the free ferry across Lake Roosevelt and continue 197.  Sanpoil Campground is on the east side of the highway.

Fishing:  Fish the Sanpoil River for for German brown trout, rainbow trout, and kokanee.  A tribal fishing license is required to fish on the Colville Reservation.  Licenses may be purchased at the Keller grocery store.

Astronomy Opportunities:  Very good, dark skies.  There are tall trees in the campground that block some of the skies but some forethought will help you establish a good telescope location.

Nearby Golfing:  Nothing within a reasonable distance

Contact Information: 

     Colville Tribes Parks and Recreation


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This sign is the only indication that you have found Sanpoil Campground

The restroom facility at Sanpoil Campground is a primitive outhouse

There is room for a moderately sized trailer or motorhome at Sanpoil Campground

Sanpoil Campground offers 2 picnic tables and 1 outhouse

Sanpoil Campground is set in an attractive area with trees for shade

The Sanpoil Campground offers river access to the Sanpoil River

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