West Sullivan Campground

Area Status: Open
View of the picnic shelter with the lake in the background

West Sullivan Campground is located at the north end of beautiful Sullivan Lake.  It is suitable for tent, trailers, and small RV's. Campsites are near the lake. The day use area has picnic spots. 


At a Glance

Reservations: Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis or by reservation at Recreation.gov (1-877-444-6777). Picnic shelter available for reservation through camp host.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
  • Camping: $29/single site
  • Pavilion: $55 
  • Extra vehicle: none
  • Day use: $10
  • Season Pass for Colville Only: $52
  • Season Pass for Colville and Idaho Panhandle: $52
Open Season: May 24 - 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: Trail Map provided by NEWashingtontrails.com 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 miles to the north end of Sullivan Lake. Campground is directly across from the Sullivan Lake Ranger District office.

Latitude 48.83916667 Longitude -117.284444

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

  • Excellent opportunities on many forest road and trails.

Campground Camping

  • Great family campground due to the number of recreational opportunities available. 

RV Camping

  • Campsites are suitable for smaller RV’s.
  • No hook-ups or dump station.

Lake and Pond Fishing

  • Sullivan Lake is open year round. Kokanee, burbot (lingcod). Boat ramps located on north and south ends of lake. in East Sullivan and Noisy Creek Campgrounds.  

Day Hiking

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 herd. Other species of interest are moose, elk, mountain lion, black bear, gray wolf, bald eagle and other bird species.

Viewing Scenery

  • Spectacular views of the Sullivan Lake and Hall Mountain from day use area in this campground.  


  • Picnic shelter with tables and pedestal grills. Other tables, fire rings provided at individual picnic sites. Great views of the lake.

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

  • Sullivan Lake is four miles long and offers great boating opportunities.  
  • The boat launch located in East Sullivan Campground.

Boating - Non-Motorized

  • Popular with kayakers and canoeists because of scenic qualities.
  • The boat launch located in East Sullivan Campground.


  • No lifeguard on duty.
  • Swim dock.


  • The boat launch located in East Sullivan Campground.


  • The boat launch located in East Sullivan Campground.


Camping trailer: Maximum vehicle length 25 feet
Picnic tables: Picnic shelter available for reservation through camp host
Parking: Day Use Fee
Toilets: Vault
Drinking water: Developed Potable Water and Hydrant

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



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2,200 ft.