Forest Road 83

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Forest Road 83 passes through lava flows and mudflows from earlier eruptions and provides acces to Climber's Bivouac, Ape Cave, and Lava Canyon.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 2/15/2019: Road plowed but ice-covered with more snow falling. Be prepared for winter driving conditions. Forest Road 83 gated for the winter at Marble Mountain Sno-Park. A Washington State Sno-Park permit is required for site use at Marble Mountain, Cougar and Trail of Two Forests Sno-Parks and NOT available on-site. Snow levels dropping so be prepared for winter driving conditions. No parking on the road.
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Cougar, WA
Water: No

General Information


From Cougar, WA take Lewis River Road/Forest Road 90 east for 6.4 miles then go left on Forest Road 83. 


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