Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1

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Spada Lake Reservoir & Sultan River Access

Updated 8/17/18

Culmback Dam Road is CLOSED to ALL PUBLIC ACCESS, INCLUDING PEDESTRIANS, at Olney Pass due to construction activity.  The gate will open on September 1, 2018, allowing vehicular and pedestrian access to the Culmback Dam Rd and 6122 Rd/Sultan River Canyon trail.  Pedestrian and vehicular access beyond the Gateway site and to Culmback Dam will remain off limits.  

The South Shore Road is CLOSED TO VEHICULAR ACCESS until the morning of Sunday 8/19/2018.

The Diversion Dam Road is currently open to recreational access up to the RED gate, which is approximately 1.5 miles from the Diversion Dam Road main gate. River access past the red gate is CLOSED until further notice.

The Lake Chaplain Road is open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for public access. 

PUD property and Recreation Sites are day-use only.

For more details:




Jessica Spahr



Mike Schutt