Sno-Park: Pineside

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 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.

Ski trails around Pineside Sno-Park

This Sno-Park offers 20 miles of groomed ski and snowshoe trails (non-motorized use only). There are no groomed snowmobile trails out of this Sno-Park, however, some motorized users access non-groomed terrain from this Sno-Park. 

Plowing information can be found at Skamania County.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 3/22/2019: Trails were last groomed 3/17/19. Snow depth is still ok for classic skiing, but beginning to deteriorate with warmer temperatures. A Washington Sno-Park permit is required Dec. 1 through March 31. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger District 509-395-3402 for current info.
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: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles are not allowed in the nearby Mt. Adams Wilderness.
  • Violations of 36 CFR 261 may result in confiscation of equipment, fines up to $5,000.00, and/or six months in jail.
Closest Towns: Trout Lake, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From White Salmon, WA, take State Route 14 west for a few miles to Highway 141 and turn north and travel about 23 miles to Trout Lake, WA. At Trout Lake, WA stay right at the gas station and head towards Mt. Adams Recreation area. Stay on Mt Adams Road for a few miles and go right on Forest Road 82. The Sno-Park is at the junction of Forest Road 82 and 8225.


Parking lot capacity is 20 vehicles.


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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