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Sullivan Lake Trail

Location Colville National Forest, Sullivan Lake Ranger District, In Colville National Forest at Sullivan Lake, east of Metaline.
State(s) Washington
Counties Pend Oreille
Type Backcountry
Length 4.30 Miles / 6.92 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? Yes




photo: Sullivan Lake NRT; Colville National Forest (photographer: Lisa Therrell).
Sullivan Lake NRT; Colville National Forest (photographer: Lisa Therrell).

The trail connects two campgrounds four miles apart at either end of Sullivan Lake. Best chance to view resident bighorn sheep is April to mid-June along the trail.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 4/1 - Date Closes: 11/30

Open 24 Hours


Not Available


Additional Information

Width: 18 inches.

Primary Surface: Soil

Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 10%

Elevation Low Point: 2600

Elevation High Point: 2800

Year Designated: 1978

Date Last Updated: 01/31/2017


Contact Information

Trail management:
Sam Cook
District Trails Coordinator
Colville National Forest
Sullivan Lake Ranger District
12641 Sullivan Lake Rd
Metaline Falls , WA 99153
(509) 446-7511


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