South Cascades

Snowmobile Sno-Parks South Cascades Area Johnson Creek Skate Creek Wakepish Orr Creek Marble Mountain Cougar Lone Butte Rush Creek Curley Creek Government Mineral Springs Lookout Flattop Smith Butte SnowKing Atkisson Lookout Curley Creek Rush Creek Lone Butte
  1. Skate Creek
  2. Johnson Creek
  3. Orr Creek
  4. Wakepish
  5. Marble Mountain
  6. Cougar
  7. Lone Butte
  8. Rush Creek
  9. Curley Creek
  10. Governmental Mineral Springs
  11. Lookout
  12. Smith Butte
  13. Flattop
  14. Snow King
  15. Atkisson

Skate Creek
Skate Creek



Cowlitz Valley Ranger District
360-497-1100


Emergency Contact Info:
Lewis County Sheriff's Office
360-740-1105

Snowmobile Sno-Park Restrooms

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Directions: 4 miles north of Packwood. Highway 12 east to Skate Creek Road/USFS Road 52 north to USFS Rd 47
Elevation: 1,550 feet
20 spaces.

Trail system 27 miles
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Sno-Park Permit Required Nov. thru Apr. or as posted.

Please obey posted signs indicating whether a permit is needed. Contact the local agency listed for each Sno-Park for more information.

Please note:
After periods of extreme weather, work crews may be on trails during the day to clear debris or drifts. Please exercise caution.
  
2016-2017 SEASON
GROOMING UPDATES:
To see the grooming schedule, follow the link towards the bottom. 

Groomed: 2/10/17
Groomed from the sno-park on the 47 to the 84 to the logging operation on the Ashford side. They have cleared the road farther up the trail. It was raining at the park but snowing hard at 3700 feet. Windy on the Packwood side. The snow is DEEP up top!



Groomed 2/2/17
Groomed from the park 47 road to the 84 then back to the 5240 then back to the 47 and the park. We filled 3 washouts on the 5240 and groomed all the way to the 52 road. Signs of high winds the last couple of days, 4 trees down but trail is clear now! 


Groomed 1/25/17
Groomed the 47 to 84 and back to the park. It was snowing hard on top. Jeepers are still getting access on the Ashford side, but no ruts on the trail.


Groomed 1/13/17
Groomed the 47 and 84 road. 2 feet of new snow at the top

01/05/2017: Groomed 1/5/17
Smoothed out all the whoops, it smooth and ready to ride! No sign of new snow this week.

12/30/16: Groomed the 47 to the 84 and back to the park.

12/23/2016: Groomed the 47 to the 84 to the logging operation and back. Jeepers have been accessing the park from the Ashford side and there were signs of a dozer taking out the berm we built last week. We made another berm on both ends of the trail with a double one on the Ashford side

Groomed: 12/16/16 (today)

We cleared 12 trees, groomed the 47 to the 84, turned around at the logging operation where the road was plowed then groomed back. 

12/8/16: No grooming today.

12/10/16: Groomed today.


2016-2017 Grooming Calendar


Groomer: Back Country Plowing and Grooming 
 
REMEMBER:
Grooming reports are updated when trail grooming information is provided. Reports are posted Monday thru Saturday. No updates on Sundays or holidays.

Schedule is subject to change.