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Skate Creek

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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.


Grooming for the 2019-2020 season has concluded.  See you next season!

Skate Creek will be groomed on Thursdays, if conditions allow. Any changes to the schedule will be noted below. 

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.