Lakeshore #504

Area Status: Open

Designated as a National Scenic Trail this hike offers spectacular views of Sullivan Lake.  The trail 4.2 mile trail connects East Sullivan Campground and Noisy Creek Campground.  Fairly level but crosses some rock slides. Sturdy shoes recommended. 

At a Glance

Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Spring/Summer/Autumn
Restrictions: Bicycles and horses are not allowed on this trail.
Closest Towns: Metaline Falls, WA

General Information


Use East Sullivan Campground or Noisy Creek Campground.

General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Metaline Falls

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy

Viewing Wildlife

  • Variety of wildlife ranging from common whitetail deer to endangered woodland caribou and threatened grizzly bear.
  • Hall Mountain which borders the east side of the lake is home to a bighorn sheep heard. Other species of interest are moose, elk, mountain lion, black bear, gray wolf, bald eagle and other bird species.

Viewing Plants

  • Deep valleys contain Cedar-Hemlock forest while high ridges over Whitebark Pine and other alpine plants.

Viewing Scenery

  • Spectacular views of Sullivan Lake.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



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4.2 miles

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