Salmo Divide #535

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Trail is located in the Salmo-Priest Wilderness Area. The first mile of the trail follows an old roadbed then continues for 2 miles along an open ridge at elevations of 6200' to 6400'. There are great views of surrounding peaks.  This trail is part of an 18-mile loop system which also includes Salmo Basin Trail #506 and Shedroof Divide Trail #512. No motorized or mechanized equipment is allowed within the Wilderness area.

At a Glance

Fees No 
Open Season: Summer
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Metaline Falls, WA
Water: Not available. Surface water should be treated.

General Information


From the junction of County Road 9345 (Sullivan Lake) and Forest Road 22 (Sullivan Creek) turn east and drive 5.9 miles to the junction of Forest Road 2022000 (Upper Sullivan Creek). Follow 2022000 for 13.4 miles to the trailhead. The trailhead has a vault toilet, fire ring and two hitching posts. Parking available for trucks pulling horse trailers.

Google map directions to trailhead from Metaline Falls, WA

General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Salmo Mountain



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Horse Riding & Camping

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Horse Camping

  • See Sullivan Lake Trail Guide or contact Sullivan Lake Ranger District for campsites.

Horse Riding

  • Looped trail systems are popular with horse enthusiasts.

Nature Viewing

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  Area/Length : 
3.0 miles

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  Elevation : 
6,400 feet