Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Mill Pond Historic Site is currently open. This site has 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 is available connecting the this site with the Mill Pond Flume Trail #520 and Mill Pond Campground. The new trail system includes fishing access paths to Sullivan Creek.

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.

Bridge over old dam site Flood Pain

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Gate currently closed for hazard tree removal.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Open Season: Memorial Day Weekend - November 15
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Trailers and RVs are prohibited at this site.
Closest Towns: Ione, WA
Information Center: Trail Map of Mill Pond Historic Site

General Information


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.

Google map directions from Metaline Falls WA

Recreation Map

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Picnic tables No Day Use Fee
Interpretive Site Mill Pond Flume #520 and Floodplain #523
Toilets Vault
Parking No Day Use Fee
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2,520 feet