East Sullivan Campground

Area Status: Closed

This campground is located on the north end of beautiful Sullivan Lake and offers many recreational opportunities. Campsites are suitable for both tent and RV camping.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Boat launch remains open after camground closes. 
Reservations: Single sites, double sites, and 1 group site are available for reservation at Recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777
Area Amenities: Accessible, Boat ramp, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
  • Camping: $27/single site
  • Camping: $54/double site
  • Group Camping: $90/group site (Reservation only)
  • Extra vehicle: none
  • Day use: $10
  • Season Pass for Colville Only: $52
  • Season Pass for Colville and Idaho Panhandle: $52
Open Season: Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day Weekend
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Washington state fishing license required. See Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife at http://wdfw.wa.gov/ for more information. 
  • Quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Campfire in developed fire ring only        
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Pets must be on leash       
  • OHV use prohibited in the campground          
  • Maximum length of stay: 14 days       
  • Food and wildlife attractants must be properly stored at all times
Closest Towns: Metaline Falls, WA
  • Camping: 50% discount for single site camping fees, with any of these passes: Interagency Senior, Interagency Access, Golden Age and Golden Access. Discount not available on double or group sites.
  • Day use: $45 Concessionaire Season Pass accepted. No other recreation passes honored.
Operated By: Scenic Canyons Recreational Services
Information Center: Concessionaire: Scenic Canyons https://www.sceniccanyons.com

General Information


Located 95 miles north of Spokane, near the town of Metaline Falls. From the junction of State Highway 20, follow State Highway 31 north for 3 miles to the junction of the Sullivan Lake Road (County Road 9345). Follow Sullivan Lake Road for 12.9 miles to Forest Road 22 (Sullivan Creek). Turn right (east) and drive 0.25 mile to campground entrance.

From Metaline Falls, WA:  Head northeast on Grandview St toward International Selkirk Loop N/Lehigh Ave for 49 feet.  Turn right onto WA-31 N/International Selkirk Loop N/Lehigh Ave for 2.1 miles. Turn right onto Sullivan Lake Rd for 5.1 miles.  

Google maps directions from Metaline Falls, WA

Latitude 48.83861111 Longitude -117.2797222

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Recreation areas with activity Mountain Biking:
  • Excellent opportunities on many forest roads and trails.

Road Cycling

Recreation areas with activity Road Cycling:
  • Sullivan Lake Road is a popular route with many bicyclists riding the International Selkirk Loop or State Highway 20.

Campground Camping

Recreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
  • Great family campground due to the number of recreational opportunities available.

RV Camping

Recreation areas with activity RV Camping:
  • Campsites are suitable for all types of RV's 25-55ft.
  • No hook-ups or dump station.

Group Camping

Recreation areas with activity Group Camping:
  • Sullivan Lake group campsite is adjacent to the boat launch.

Lake and Pond Fishing

Recreation areas with activity Lake and Pond Fishing:

Ice Fishing

Recreation areas with activity Ice Fishing:

Day Hiking

Recreation areas with activity Day Hiking:

Viewing Scenery

Recreation areas with activity Viewing Scenery:
  • Spectacular views of the Sullivan Lake and Hall Mountain from day use area in campground.


Recreation areas with activity Picnicking:
  • Picnic tables, and fire pits provided.
  • Great views of the lake.

Scenic Driving

Recreation areas with activity Scenic Driving:
  • Site lies along the International Selkirk Loop which has numerous scenic attractions.
  • Several forest road systems in the immediate vicinity offer great views of the Selkirk Mountains.

Boating - Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Motorized:
  • Sullivan Lake is four miles long and offers great boating opportunities.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation areas with activity Boating - Non-Motorized:
  • Popular with kayakers and canoeists because of scenic qualities.


Recreation areas with activity Swimming:
  • No lifeguard on duty.


Recreation areas with activity Tubing:
  • Boat launch offers easy access to the lake.
  • Popular family activity.


Recreation areas with activity Waterskiing:
  • Boat launch offers easy access to the lake.
  • Popular family activity.


Camping trailer: Maximum vehicle length 55 feet
Picnic tables: Day Use Fee
Tent camping:
Parking: Day Use Fee
Toilets: Vault
Accessible: Limited number of campsites
Boat ramp: Day Use Fee
Drinking water: Available at the Campground

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



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