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Avista’s vault toilets will serve 10 new boat-in campsites near Long Lake Dam. (Rich Landers)

Boat-in camps created at Lake Spokane

OUTHOUSE – Ten boat-in camping areas are being developed this month on Lake Spokane in the Spokane River reservoir just upstream from Long Lake Dam. Avista Utilities has installed docks and vault toilets at the campsites and is building concrete picnic tables and fire rings. …

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