Spada Lake

4.4/5 (30 reviews)
Gold Bar, Washington (Snohomish County)
Last Updated: 01/23/2019

Trail Information


Criss-Cross over Olney Creek as you climb up to Sultan Basin and Spada Lake Reservior, where you'll be surrounded by the Bald and Blue Mountains in this peaceful and windy wooded forest trail. Enjoy the stumps and quiet scenery of Spada Lake or make a day of it and hike to Grieder and Boulder Lakes which begin at the South Shore Recreational Site.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Navigation

Travel on maintained forest service roads with occasional potholes. Take Sultan Basin Road to NF-6129 and stop at the Recreational Sites or day hike.

Trail Reviews

4.4/5 (30)
Rated 4/5
Visited: 05/06/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Very overcast and a few light showers. There was a Tesla at the end of the route, so not the hardest trail. It's a nice drive in with a few little waterfalls. Didn't see too many people.
Rated 4/5
Visited: 05/03/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Dry conditions on this day. Great views of Olney Creek on the way up.
Seasonal Closure
Rated 4/5
Visited: 01/21/2023

Road closed off at last turn off to lake.
Temporary Closure
Rated 3/5
Visited: 01/21/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

Very easy trail and currently closed at last turn off to lake
Visited: 09/07/2022
Difficulty Accuracy: Easier

Very easy "trail", the forrest road is well kept up.

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