Sno-Park: SnowKing

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

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 Sno-park is a heavily used by both motorized and non-motorized users.  The area accesses 20 miles of non-motorized, groomed cross-country ski trails and many miles of backcountry ski and snowmobile terrain. No groomed snowmobile trails.

At a Glance

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 PLEASE NOTE: Oregon and Idaho Sno-Park Passes are no longer valid as the states ended their reciprocity agreement.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: Heavy
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles are not allowed in the nearby Mt. Adams Wilderness area. Violations of 36 CFR 261 may result in confiscation of equipment, fines up to $5,000.00, and/or six months in jail.
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 Stevenson, WA, take State Route 14 east to Highway 141, then north to Mt. Adams Recreation Road (near the gas station). Stay straight to Forest Road 82.


Accessibility:

This site is in a remote forest setting. The parking area is flat, but terrain will be difficult, especially in winter.


Parking:

Parking is limited, please leave one lane around the outside of the parking lot for vehicles to enter and exit. Parking lot has a 25 vehicle capacity.


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Activities


Winter Sports

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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Snowmobiling