Lake Spokane recreation sites close due to wildfire

August 19, 2021

SPOKANE, Wash. – August 19, 2021:  Effective immediately, Lake Spokane recreation sites are closed due to wildfire activity in the area. This includes the following sites:

• Lake Spokane boat-in-only campsites 
• Lake Spokane Campground and boat launch
• North Shore Trailheads
• Klondike Rocks Trailhead
• Muley Canyon Trailhead
• South Shore Trailhead
• South Shore Cove day use area
• Devils Gap Trailhead
• Long Lake TDG Trailhead

Long Lake Picnic Area and Long Lake Dam Overlook remain open at this time. 

Avista is in close communication with area recreation managers to ensure our actions are well coordinated with our agency partners, including Washington State Parks and Department of Natural Resources. 

All boaters on Lake Spokane are encouraged to exercise caution and stay clear of the southern end of the lake to accommodate fire suppression efforts. 


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