Sno-Park: Rush Creek

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

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: 4/03/2020: Temporarily closed to align with the Washington State "Stay Home - Stay Healthy" Executive Order to prevent spread of COVID-19. Please visit the Gifford Pinchot NF website for updates www.fs.usda.gov/giffordpinchot/
Permit Info: A valid Washington State Sno-Park Permit is required December 1 to March 31. Permits are also available for purchase at 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 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

Directions:

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.


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 : 
46.0352

  Longitude : 
-121.8811

  Elevation : 
3030

 



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