Black Canyon Sno-Park

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Black Canyon Sno-Park gives access to groomed snowmobile trails to Chelan Ridge and: Parrish Peak, Cooper Mountain, Oss Peak, and Ski Peak areas with many scenic views.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: 3/4/15 - Open, but snow is melted off the sno-park and it is unknown how much groomed snowmobile trail remain.
Fees Washington State Sno-Park Permit required for parking, November 1 to April 1.
Permit Info: Sno-Park permit required December through April
Open Season: December
Usage: Light
Best Season: winter
Busiest Season: winter
Closest Towns: Pateros, WA
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: State

General Information


Directions from Winthrop:  Go south on Highway 20 (which turns into 153 2 miles south of Twisp) to Black Canyon Road, between mileposts 6 and 7, south of Methow. Turn right on Black Canyon Road No. 4010 and drive 1 mile to Black Canyon Sno-Park.

From Pateros, drive 6.6 miles on Highway 153, turn left unto Black Canyon Road and drive 1 mile to Black Canyon Sno-Park.


Plowed in winter months

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