The Silver Crest Winter Recreation area is an area that provides groomed trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter months. Silver Crest is located off of the northwest corner of the Kings Hill Winter Recreation Parking Area. Ski trails and snowshoe trails are marked accordingly. Please follow signing and trail etiquette when using Silver Crest. No dogs or snowmobiles are allowed on the trail system. Click here to see a map of the trails.
Silver Crest Ski and Snowshoe trails are maintained and managed in partnership between the Silvercrest Trail Association, the Kings Hill Grooming Association and the Lewis and Clark National Forest. Go to http://silvercresttrails.wordpress.com/ for grooming information.
Please contact the Belt Creek Ranger District Office for more information regarding winter use.
At a Glance
No reservations are required.
Rentals & Guides:
The Forest Service offers free snowshoe checkout to the public for a period of three days. Guided snowshoe and cross country skiing hikes are available in January during Winter Trails Day. Contact the Supervisor's Office or Belt Creek Ranger District for more information.
There are no fees for using the Silver Crest Area.
Travel Plan Restrictions apply. Please see your local Forest Service office for up to date information on operation dates and closures.
Trails are groomed for winter use beginning in late November until mid-to-late April.
Easy to Intermediate
Snowshoes are available for public use. See your local Forest Service office for information.