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Little Pend Oreille ORV Trail System

Friday, April 28, 2023

Other Names

LPO Trail System, Colville National Forest, Tiger Pass, Gillette Lake, Sherry Lake, Thomas Lake, Thomas Mountain, Green Mountain, Granite Peak, Rufus Trail, Ruftrac Trail, South Fork Lost Creek, High Noon Mine, Rufus Meadows, Radar Dome, Frater Lake, Lake Leo, Batey Bould

Last Known StatusOpen

This area has over 67 miles of designated ORV trails plus access to nearby Batey Bould. The trails are mostly smooth and fast with some technical sections. Dispersed camping is permitted but camping can be found just a few minutes away at Beaver Lodge Resort and Lake Gillette Campground.

Most of the trail system consists of narrow single track but there are some sections (#142 and #148 - Rufus Trail) that can accommodate ATVs up to 50 inches wide. Lake Gillette Campground is located near the Rufus Trailhead.

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Permit RequiredYesWA ORV Tab
Dates OpenYear-Round
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedUnknown
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (50 inches)has entrance gate and narrow terrain
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsSome Areas(maximum width 50 inches)
permitted on Trail 142 and Trail 148
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSSome Areas(maximum width 50 inches)
permitted on Trail 142 and Trail 148
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates 4x4 & Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
MX Helmet RequiredYes
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingUnknown
Trail BlazingProhibitedstay on trail
Rule Enforcement


AreaMotorized Trails
LandNational Forest


Tent: $16.00
RV: $16.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $8.00
Lake Gillette Campground Fee


Our RatingRatingVery Good
Recommended Stay1-2 Days
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Nearest CityColville, WA
AddressS Fork Mill Creek Road, Colville, WA 99114
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Coleville, WA
1) Take WA-20 east about 25 miles
2) Turn left (west) onto S Fork Mill Creek Road, continue .2 miles
3) Staging area is on the left (south).


Contact InfoColville National Forest
765 South Main Street
Colville, WA 99114
(509) 684-7000


LPO Trail Photo

Little Pend Oreille ORV Trail System

Photo Submitted 6/14/2016 (Thanks!)

LPO Trail Photo

Little Pend Oreille ORV Trail System

Photo Submitted 6/14/2016 (Thanks!)

LPO Trail Photo

Little Pend Oreille ORV Trail System

Photo Submitted 6/25/2015 (Thanks!)


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Miles Of Trail67
Climate TypeForest
Elevation3200 to 5000 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has mostly loose dirt.Mostly
Hard PackThe trail has little hard pack terrain.Little
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has little rocks.Little
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has few small jumps.Few
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has many berms.Many
Single TrackThis national forest has many single track trails.Many
RoadsThis national forest has no roads.None
ShadeThis national forest has many shaded areas.Many
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has little beginner terrain.Little
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has mostly expert terrain.Mostly


Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (E)Beaver Lodge Resort and Campground (509) 684-5657
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (E)Beaver Lodge Resort and Campground (509) 684-5657
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (E)Beaver Lodge Resort and Campground (509) 684-5657
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (E)Beaver Lodge Resort and Campground (509) 684-5657
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (E)Beaver Lodge Resort and Campground (509) 684-5657
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (E)Lake Gillette Campground (509) 684-7000
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (E)Beaver Lodge Resort and Campground (509) 684-5657
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