Sno-Park: Rush Creek

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.

Plowing information can be found at Skamania County.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 12/06/2018: More snow needed for adequate coverage of xc-ski and snowshoe trails. Washington Sno-Park permit is required Dec. 1 through March 31. Contact Mt. Adams Ranger Distrit 509-395-3402 for current info. To check on the Upper Wind River Hwy. road conditions, view 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 vehicles are not allowed in the adjacent Indian Heaven Wilderness.
  • Violations of 36 CFR 261 may result in confiscation of equipment and fines up to $5,000.00, and/or six months in jail.
Closest Towns: Carson, WA Cougar, WA
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Adams Ranger District

General Information


From Stevenson, WA, take State Route 14 east  to Wind River Highway (Forest Road 30) and go north to the junction with Forest Road 6507.


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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