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: 4/19/2019: 83 Road mostly clear. Could be icy in the mornings. Forest Road 83 gated for the winter at Marble Mountain Sno-Park. No pass required at Marble Mountain parking lot. Cougar Sno-Park parking is free. Trail of Two Forests and Ape Cave now require a Northwest Forest Pass, America the Beautiful Pass or $5 in the fee tube for site use. 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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