South Cascades

Johnson CreekSkate CreekWakepishOrr CreekMarble MountainCougarLone ButteRush CreekCurley CreekGovernment Mineral SpringsLookoutFlattopSmith ButteSnowKingAtkissonLookoutCurley CreekRush CreekLone Butte

  1. Skate Creek
  2. Johnson Creek
  3. Orr Creek
  4. Wakepish
  5. Marble Mountain
  6. Cougar
  7. Lone Butte
  8. Governmental Mineral Springs
  9. Smith Butte
  10. Flattop
  11. Snow King
  12. Atkisson

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Skate Creek (PDF)

Cowlitz Valley Ranger District
Phone: 360-497-1100

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


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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 November thru April 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.

CAUTION winter logging is resuming on the 84 and 47 Roads, week days only, roads may be plowed and used for hauling. 47 Road should be open to grooming after Dec 15.

NEW this winter:  groomed route on 52 road from Skate Creek north to junction of 84 road.


Skate Creek

(Grooming depends on snow conditions and as funding permits)

Tuesday - Flattop and Marble Mountain

Wednesday -Lone Butte (Pineside / Atkisson - once each - every other week)

Thursday - Marble Mountain / Orr-Johnson Creek

Friday - Old Man Pass / Wakepish

Saturday - Marble Mountain / Skate Creek

Sunday - Marble Mountain

Groomer: Back Country Plowing and Grooming

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.