Click on map to download a "geopdf" and can be used in your iPhone or Android with the app called "Avenza Maps" by Avenza and have GPS capabilities.

Hyak Sno-Park

Pass needed: Seasonal Sno-Park permit with the special grooming sticker, or a Sno-Park day pass. See permit info here.

Directions: I-90 Exit 54. Turn south at off-ramp (from Seattle, make a right turn off the freeway. From Cle Elum, make a left turn) to the intersection. Turn left, go about 1/4 mile towards WSDOT maintenance yard and turn right. Sno-Park is on first right heading up the short hill.

*Parking spaces, 145

*Heated restrooms!

*Groomed sledding hill

*Marked snowshoe route - High Horse ungroomed route

*Groomed ski trail with skate platform and set tracks connecting to Crystal Springs Sno-Park via the newly renamed "Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail"

*Snoqualmie Nordic Ski Club's home base.

*No dogs allowed at all. ever. never. none. 


*Sno-Park managed by Lake Easton State Park

*Recorded message line: (509) 656-2230

*for emergencies, or for criminal activity call 911 to be dispatched to agency.

Hyak Sno-Park is an old Milwaukee railroad stop within the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail.  In the winter it is a very popular Sno-Park with easy access, sledding hill and groomed ski trail.


Click on map at left to download

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created 2013 by volunteers with no budget and no authority.

Please direct Sno-Park program questions and issues to winter@parks.wa.gov.

WARNING – Recreating in the winter is inherently dangerous and can be deadly! There are many dangers including avalanches, hypothermia, route finding and getting stuck in the snow.

By accessing this page you acknowledge these dangers.

BE PREPARED before you leave home!

Conditions change quickly! It can be wet, sunny, or snowing all in the same hour.

During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, continue to follow the latest guidance from local, state, and federal health officials. Avoid unnecessary risks that could impact first responders and stress medical resources.  Wear a mask when appropriate, practice social distancing, and consider recreating closer to home


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