Sno-Park: Orr Creek

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 Mt. Adams Wilderness. Here visitors will find access to trails leading to remote forest lakes and high-mountain elevations.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/08/2018: Closed. A Washington State Sno-park permit is required.
Permit Info: Washington State Sno-Park Permit is required for each vehicle December 1 to March 31. Sno-Park permits are also available to purchase at the Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station and Gifford Pinchot National Forest Headquarters. Sno-park permits help pay for snow removal, trail grooming, sanitation facilities, mapping, trail signs, safety education, enforcement and program administration.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles are not allowed in the nearby Goat Rocks and Mt. Adams Wilderness areas. Violations of 36 CFR 261 may result in confiscation of equipment, fines up to $5,000.00, and/or six months in jail. Wilderness Regulations apply within designated Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Randle, WA; Packwood WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Cowlitz Valley Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Randle, WA head south on Highway 131 (Cispus Road) to Forest Road 23 to Forest Road 21, to Forest Road 56, to Forest Road 5603. Orr Creek Sno-Park is 26 miles from Randle. You will encounter paved roads, chip-sealed roads and a short section of gravel.

Forest Road 23 is plowed by Lewis County to the junction with Forest Road 28. The rest of the road system to Orr Creek is plowed by the Forest Service, using funds provided through the State Parks and Recreation Commission. Roads are normally plowed prior to the weekend and as needed during the week.


Accessibility:

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


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.349759

  Longitude : 
-121.59688

  Elevation : 
3000

 

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