Sno-Park: Koshko

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 Indian Heaven Wilderness. Here visitors will find access to trails leading to remote forest lakes, high-mountain elevations.

This Sno-Park accesses 14 miles of ungroomed non-motorized ski trails in a forested setting with a vault toilet in the parking area.  

Plowing information can be found at Skamania County.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/15/2020: Open.
Permit Info: A valid Washington State Sno-Park Permit is required December 1 to March 31. Permits are also available for purchase at the Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station, Mt. Adams Ranger Station, 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: Light
Restrictions: Motorized use is not permitted on ski trails.
Closest Towns: Carson, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From State Route 14 (near Carson, WA) North on Wind River Highway (Forest Road 30) to Forest Road 3054.


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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