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​WELCOME to the 2022/2023 season!
​Central Cascades Winter Recreation Council

non-motorized winter recreation in the I-90 corridor​
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Purchase your Sno-Park permit by using the button just to the top. It goes straight to the State Parks permit site. If you want to use any Sno-Park on I-90 east of the summit except Gold Creek or Easton Reload, you will need the special grooming add on sticker.

USFS Visitor Center operations at the Pass Thursday-Sunday from 8:30 AM - 3:30

Salmon La Sac!  Last report received is below

Friday, February 3, 2023—Today was not ideal conditions for grooming. Temperatures ranged between 27- 34 degrees and did not warm up enough to soften any of the old icy snow laying around. Groomed throughout the whole trail system, no tracks were set.

Hyak, P2C, sled hill and Crystal Springs P2C and sled dog trails, Lake Easton State Park:

Friday 2/3/2023 5:41 AM    26 Degrees / Cloudy

Special Olympics at Hyak on Saturday. Expect high use!

Grooming is expected to continue as scheduled. 

*Grooming can be suspended during any I-90 pass closure or high avalanche danger period. 

Hyak Sledding Hill:   

*Hill conditions could change at any time.   


Hyak to Crystal Springs:  

Trail is firm / good condition. 

Crystal Dog Sled Trails:  

Additional grooming will be added weekly on Wednesday AM until Lake Easton has new snow to resume grooming.


Lake Easton:   

Grooming suspended due to low snow conditions, poor conditions.   

Trail is in poor condition. Bare spots / timber litter.  


Easton Reload:

Cabin Creek skiers: Please do not park on road between Main lot and Lower lot. USFS requires space for safety reasons. No parking signs will be posted this weekend. If you have questions, contact Jared Treser, Winter Recreation Program Manager with the Cle Elum office of the USFS.

New this season! Fortune Creek Huts

Check out the weekly news blog for more detail on events and conditions


Seattle Times article 12/6/2022

Seattle Times article 3/22

Important WSDOT blog posting

Seattle Times article 2/5/21

Seattle Times article 2/19/21

Up on the I-90 corridor, please do not park in the residential neighborhoods (you will be ticketed). Or in the I-90 freeway interchanges - its illegal.

Click on the Facebook icon above. Or search for "Central Cascades Winter Recreation Council".

If you see any criminal activity / vandalism / property damage on either State Park property or USFS land, call Washington State Patrol at 509-925-5303 and they will dispatch help.

Call Kittitas County sheriff for county land at 509-925-8534 (KITTCOM)

If you have a life threatening emergency, call 911.

If you need a tow, call Willetts towing in Cle Elum.  509-674-4357. 

​CCWRC is pleased to present this source of information about the I-90 Sno-Parks in addition to other non-motorized Sno-Parks in Kittitas County. This site is created by CCWRC volunteers and those that recreate at various Sno-Parks.  CCWRC works as volunteers with Washington State Parks Sno-Park Program. 

This website is meant to compliment the Washington State Parks winter recreation website - see link below. CCWRC site is one stop shopping for events and current conditions by those very familiar with the area.

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