Sno-Park: Atkisson

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

In a mature and varied forest setting interspersed with mountain meadows and geographic features, this park is near the Mt. Adams Wilderness. Here visitors will find access to trails leading to remote forest lakes, high-mountain elevations and some of the most spectacular country found anywhere.

This area offers 16k of ski and snowshoe trails (marked but not groomed) and 154 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. This Sno-Park features a warming hut with wood stove. Parking lot capacity is 30 vehicles. In the summer, this site can be reserved as Atkisson Group Camp.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 04/02/2014: Less than 6 inches of hard snow Trails are will be groomed on 3/13. Road has bare patches on pavement, traction tires advised. Sno-Park permit required as of Dec. 1st. The Oregon Sno-park permit is not valid in Washington.
Reservations: This Sno-Park is reservable in the summer months as a group site, via recreation.gov
Fees A valid Washington State Sno-Park Pass is required for each vehicle December 1 to March 31. PLEASE NOTE: Oregon and Idaho Sno-Park Passes are no longer valid as the states ended their reciprocity agreement.
Permit Info: Washington State Sno-Park permits: Sno-Park permits are available to purchase in Trout Lake, WA at the Mt. Adams Ranger Station and Trout Lake Grocery; in Carson, WA at the Wind River Market; in Stevenson, WA at the Home Valley Store and Main Street Convenience Store; in Vancouver WA at the Gifford Pinchot National Forest Headquarters, or by mail from Washington State Parks, Winter Recreation Program, 1111 Israel Road S.W., Olympia, WA 98504. Learn more at http://www.parks.wa.gov/winter/ Sno-park permits help pay for snow removal, trail grooming, sanitation facilities, mapping, trail signs, safety education, enforcement and program administration.
Open Season: Dec. 1
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Trout Lake, Washington, drive 6 miles southwest on Hwy 141 to the entrance of the Sno-park.


Accessibility:

This site is easier than most to reach. The parking area is flat, but terrain will be difficult, especially in winter.


Directions:

From Trout Lake, Washington, drive 6 miles southwest on Hwy 141 to the entrance of the Sno-park.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.960611
  Longitude : 
-121.614407
  Elevation : 
2713