Sno-Park: Trail of Two Forests

Area Status: Closed

The site is open for picnicing and hiking Trail of Two Forests Trail #233, a 1/4 mile boardwalk trail that leads you over a 1,900 year old lava flow. Facilities may be snow-covered in winter. 



At a Glance

Current Conditions: 11/21/2023: Sno-Park Passes will be required starting December 1st.
Fees: 12/1/2022: Sno-Park Permits are required from December 1-March 31.
Permit Info: Dec. 1 through March 31: Washington State Sno-Park Permit required and not available on-site. Purchase online or from a vendor. One per vehicle. No other pass required during Sno-Park season.
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Winter
Busiest Season: Winter weekends
Restrictions: Ape Cave is CLOSED for the winter. It is a violation of Federal law to enter Ape Cave or its facilities. Please protect the cave ecosystem and wildlife by obeying the closure order. 
Closest Towns: Cougar, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: April 1 through Nov. 30: America the Beautiful or Northwest Forest Passes accepted.
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General Information


From Cougar, WA take Lewis River Road east for 2.8 miles. Continue on Forest Road 90 approximately 4 miles and turn left on forest Roaqd 83. Drive north on Forest Road 83 for 3 miles then turn left onto Forest Road 8303 and go 0.2 miles towards Trail of Two Forests.

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