Snohomish County Public Utility District No. 1

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Jackson Project: Recreation

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The recreation sites were opened for public use in the summer of 1991 and have been improved as part of our 2011 relicensing. Our facilities provide access for fishing and boating, hiking, picnicking and public restrooms.

no drone noticeThe recreation sites are open from April through October, depending on weather conditions. They are day-use only. You can leave your car overnight only on the east side of the South Shore Site parking lot if you plan to hike in to the DNR's Greider and Boulder Sites for camping.

From the Gateway Site you can hike to our new Culmback Dam Site and across Culmback Dam to our new North Shore Site. From the South Shore Recreation Site, you can hike to our Nighthawk and Bear Creek Recreation Sites. This trail also leads to the Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Greider and Boulder Lakes. (View map.)

Please use caution while driving on the roads around Spada Lake Reservoir. Drive slowly and look out for rough road, fallen trees or rocks, and equipment.

Public use and enjoyment of the Jackson Hydroelectric Project recreation and mitigation lands in the Sultan Basin is subject to the regulations established in PUD Directive #73 (see link to the right to view).

Spada Lake Reservoir & Sultan River Access

 Updated 10/5/18

Culmback Dam Road and South Shore Road are OPEN.   Non-vehicular public access through the Gateway site and across Culmback Dam is permitted. 

The boat launch at the South Shore Recreation site is closed due to low reservoir levels. 

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:


(click to view map)

Contact:

Jessica Spahr
jlspahr@snopud.com
425-783-8132

Mike Schutt
msschutt@snopud.com
425-783-1712

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