Noisy Creek Trail #588


Area Status: Open

This 5.3 miles one way challenging trail with moderate and steep grades that winds through dense conifer forest, and it crosses Noisy Creek. An old cabin is located along the trail, just past creek crossing.  This area is closed to motorized use. Noisy Creek Trail #588 goes uphill and connects with Grassy Top Trail #503 and Hall Mountain Trail #540.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Ione, WA
Information Center: Trail Map provided by NEWashingtontrails.com

General Information

Directions:

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 8.2 miles to the Noisy Creek Campground entrance which lies on the south end of Sullivan Lake. Trailhead is located inside campground. Follow signs.

Google Map Directions

Latitude 48.788088 Longitude -117.281618


General Notes:
  • USGS Map: Metaline Falls

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

  • Very challenging ride.  Many riders combine this ride with the Grassy Top-Hall Trail #533 & Hall Mountain Trail #540.

Day Hiking

  • Scenic views of surrounding mountain peaks.  
Difficulty Level: Difficult

Backpacking

  • Combine with the Hall Mountain Trail #540 and the Grassy Top-Hall Trail #533 for overnight trips.

Viewing Wildlife

  • Variety of wildlife ranging from common whitetail deer to endangered woodland caribou and threatened grizzly bear. Other species of interest are bighorn sheep moose, elk, mountain lion, black bear, gray wolf, bald eagle and other bird species.

Viewing Plants

  • Mixed conifer forest. 

Amenities

Toilets: Vault available at the Campground
Parking: No Day Use Fee
Drinking water: Available at the Campground

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
5.3 miles

  Latitude : 
48.788088

  Longitude : 
-117.281618