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ATTRACTION. This Sno-park offers the “See and Ski” Trail, an 8 k groomed loop with a full skate lane (8 ft) and single track for the entire route. In total 11.5km of nordic skiing.

Trail passes through the forest and along the Wenatchee River. New this year (2019/2020), the 3.5k “Squirrel Run” is groomed as well.  This route leaves the Sno-park from the east edge of the parking area, gains less than 100’ of elevation through open pine forest before gradually descending to a road crossing where it connects with the See & Ski trail, making for an excellent loop option.  Dogs are allowed after noon on this trail system!

GROOMING. These trails will typically be groomed 2-3 days a week, Friday through Monday.  Grooming schedule

Skill Level: 2 (intermediate)

Fitness: 1 (easy)

ACCESS. Drive Highway 2 about 14.5 miles west of Leavenworth to Coles Corner (Milepost 84.3). Turn right on State Route 207 and drive this road about 4 miles to a bridge across the Wenatchee River. About .25 miles after crossing the river, turn right on the Chiwawa Loop Road. Drive roughly 1.5 miles east to the Sno-Park.

MAPS: Chiwawa map page 2 of the PDF.

HOURS. In winter trail use allowed from 8. a.m. to dusk.

PERMITS. You’ll need a Sno-Park Permit. If you have a season’s Sno-Park Permit, you’ll also need a Special Groomed Trail Permit for your car. Day passes can be purchased at the park. Season-long passes can be purchased at many regional sports stores, regional Forest Service offices, regional State Park offices. More info about the Sno-Park permits can be found at the state parks website (www.parks.wa.gov) at this link.

NOT ALLOWED: Sledders and snowmobiles are not allowed on the ski trails. There are designated snowshoe trails at this locale.

INFORMATION: call Lake Wenatchee State Park: 509-763-3101

LakeWenatcheeLeave It Better Than You found It. This should be every user’s goal. Pick up trash left by others, pull noxious weeds along your route, disperse old fire rings, throw branches over unwanted spur trails…

Disclaimer. Treat this information as recommendations, not gospel. Conditions change and those contributing these reports are volunteers–they may make mistakes or not know all the issues affecting a route. You are responsible for yourself, your actions, and your safety. If you won’t accept that responsibility, you are prohibited from using our information.

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