Mill Pond Historic Site

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Please note:

The Mill Pond Historic Site is currently closed for the 2018 season for implementation of the Mill Pond Dam Removal and Habitat Restoration Project. This site will reopen for the 2019 summer season with a new picnic pavilion, renovated picnic site, and parking area. A new loop trail system with a footbridge over the canyon at the former dam site  will also be available connecting the this site with the Mill Pond Flume Trail #520 and Mill Pond Campground. The new trail system will include fishing access paths to Sullivan Creek. For more information about this project, please visit Seattle City Light’s Mill Pond Dam Removal and Habitat Restoration Project website.

This site details the early history of Metaline Falls through a series of interpretive signing. A historic cabin is located along the interpretive trail which travels over the Mill Pond Spillway.

Facilities:

  • Picnic tables
  • No fire pit
  • No drinking water
  • Vault toilet
  • Garbage disposal

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the 2018 season.
Fees No
Open Season: Spring
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Ione, WA
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Metaline Falls WA:  Head northeast on Grandview St toward International Selkirk Loop N/Lehigh Ave.  Turn right onto WA-31 N/International Selkirk Loop N/Lehigh Ave continue for 2.1 miles.  Turn right onto Sullivan Lake Rd continue for 3.3 miles destination will be on the right.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.85888889

  Longitude : 
-117.3008333

  Elevation : 
2,520 feet

 

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