Sno-Park: Atkisson

Area Status: Open
parking area of a Snow Park that is cleared of snow

In a mature and varied forest setting interspersed with mountain meadows and geographic features, this Sno-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.

For more information including grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website:

Atkisson, Flattop & Lone Butte Sno-Parks map (.pdf)

Ski trails at Atkisson Sno-Park (.pdf)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/26/2023: The Sno-Park has been taken over by the Concessionaire in preparation for group camping activity occurring soon. Sno-Park is temporarily gated at this time in preparation. Some snow is present on the trails. For winter grooming and plowing updates visit Washington State Parks winter recreation website. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District (509) 395-3402 for local conditions. Washington Sno-Park passes are required December 1-March 31.
Reservations: This area is reservable in the summer months as a group site at
Permit Info: A valid Washington State Sno-Park Permit is required for each vehicle December 1 to March 31. Sno-Park permits are available to purchase online and also at Ashford Valley Grocery in Ashford, Trout Lake Grocery in Trout Lake and the Chelatchie Prairie General Store in Amboy.
  • Sno-park permits help pay for snow removal, trail grooming, sanitation facilities, mapping, trail signs, safety education, enforcement and program administration.
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Snowmobiles are prohibited in designated Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


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


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

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Warming Shelters 1


Warming Shelters 1

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