Sno-Park: McClellan Meadows

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 and some of the most spectacular country found anywhere.

Ski trails around McClellan Meadows

This Sno-Park accesses 25 miles of cross-country ski trails (both groomed/marked and ungroomed/marked); no snowmobile trails. Parking lot has a 25 vehicle capacity.

Plowing information can be found at Skamania County.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 3/30/2018: At least 1-2 feet of snow depth. Skiing and snowshoeing are still possible. Be aware trails have not been groomed. WA Sno-Park permit required Dec.1-Mar.31. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for further info. To check on the Upper Wind River Hwy. road conditions, view http://www.skamaniacounty.org Public Works link.
Permit Info: A valid Washington State Sno-Park Permit is required December 1 to March 31.
  • 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 recreation is prohibited 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

Directions:

From Carson, Washington take Wind River Highway/Forest Road 30 north for 26 miles. The Sno-Park is at the junction of Forest Roads 30 and 3053. Go right on Forest Road 3053.


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 : 
46.00929

  Longitude : 
-121.90048

  Elevation : 
3000

 

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