Long Lake #5

Area Status: Open

This 1.3 mile one-way hike around the lake includes segments of talus (rock rubble) where footing can be difficult. This trail starts at the campground and ends at the boat launch.

At a Glance

Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: 14 miles from Republic, WA
Information Center: Trail Map provided by NEWashingtontrails.com

General Information


From Republic, take highway 21 south 7 miles to forest road 53 (Scatter Creek). Turn right and follow Scatter Creek for 6 miles. Turn left on forest road 5300-400. Follow this road for 1 mile to Long Lake Campground boat launch. The trail starts on your left next to the lake shore. Alternately, the other end of this loop trail starts near site #5 in the Long Lake Campground.

Google map directions from Republic, WA

General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Swan Lake

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Lake and Pond Fishing

  • Long Lake is restricted to fly fishing only.

Day Hiking

  • An easy hike around the lake, with many spots for fishing, swimming, or just enjoying the view.
Difficulty Level: Easy

Viewing Wildlife

  • Long Lake is home to resident loons, throughout most of the summer.

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



  Area/Length : 
1.2 miles

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  Elevation : 
3,650 ft. - 3,650 ft.