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Boundary Dam Campground

6 Reviews

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About This Campground

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The waters of Boundary Reservoir back up behind Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in the very northeast corner of Washington State. The area offers 3 water-access-only small recreation sites on BLM lands, all along the reservoir’s west bank, which provide primitive amenities. The BLM sites are…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
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  • AT&T
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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 50 ft.

Reviews

6 Reviews of Boundary Dam Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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J
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2020

WOW!

This campground is amazing. Wasn’t expecting this type of campground to be free.

Lisa H.
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2020

Free camping

Absolutely beautiful! Access to so many different attractions...all free!!!

Douglas S.
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2019

Free Campground on a lake by the dam

This campground is amazing!

 It is a small campground right next to the Boundary Dam and thanks to Seattle City Power is absolutely FREE! It just went through a major overhaul so everything is new and well maintained.  Lots of history here including the filming of The Postman.

They provide you…

  • Entrance sign
  • Second entrance sign
  • Bear proof trash at the front
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Month of VisitJuly

Location

Boundary Dam Campground is located in Washington

Directions

Access is by boat only, typically via the boat launch at Seattle City Light’s Forebay Recreation Area, located at Boundary Dam. Just past (north of) Metaline, WA on Highway 31, turn left onto Boundary Road. Drive 12 miles to Seattle City Light's Boundary Dam / Forebay Recreation Area, with boat launch.

Coordinates

48.98433633 N
117.35088475 W

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About This Campground

The waters of Boundary Reservoir back up behind Boundary Dam on the Pend Oreille River in the very northeast corner of Washington State. The area offers 3 water-access-only small recreation sites on BLM lands, all along the reservoir’s west bank, which provide primitive amenities. The BLM sites are Everett Slough, Ledbetter Cove, and Grandview.

Access is by boat only, typically via the boat launch at Seattle City Light’s Forebay Recreation Area, located at Boundary Dam.

US Forest Service lands on the other side of the reservoir offer additional primitive developed and dispersed recreation opportunities.

Due to predominating dense forest and steep canyon slopes, Everett Slough is the only one of these sites that offers a hiking opportunity. There, hikers can travel through forest along the old +1-mile-long no-public-vehicle-access dirt road grade, that ends at the recreation site. Otherwise, activities at Boundary Reservoir include motorized and non-motorized boating, fishing, picnicking, camping, and nature viewing. The 3 recreation sites each provide basic sanitary facilities with privacy fence. Additionally:

Everett Slough has 3 primitive campsites, each with tent site, picnic table, fire ring, and bear-proof storage container.

Ledbetter Cove has 4 tent sites, 2 picnic tables, 2 fire rings, and 2 bear-proof containers.

Grandview has 2 primitive campsites, each with tent site, picnic table, fire ring, and bear-proof container.

Seattle City Light manages recreational use on BLM public lands along Boundary Reservoir, at developed sites and on dispersed lands. Seattle City Light manages this recreational use under the terms and responsibilities established in their Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) license for Boundary Dam. Please contact Seattle City Light directly regarding public recreational use on these BLM lands, by email at scl_recreation@seattle.gov, or call Boundary Dam at 509-446-3083 (option #9).

Connection Details

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  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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