Mt. Spokane State Park

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Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park operates within Mt. Spokane State Park, one of the largest of Washington’s State Parks at 13,919 acres. In addition to alpine winter recreation, the Park offers year-round recreation including nordic skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, camping, horseback riding, biking and hiking trails, berry picking, sightseeing, and more.

Parking Passes for Mt. Spokane State Park

A Discover Pass is needed to park anywhere within the State Park during summer operation. A Sno-Park permit is required in the winter months. The Sno-Park Permit is required everywhere within Mt. Spokane State Park, excluding the Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park Parking lots. Sno-Park permits are available online.

Visit State Parks website for more information on Sno-Park Permits. Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park does not sell parking permits for the State Park. To contact Mt. Spokane State Park staff, please call (509) 238-4258.

Click here for a Mt. Spokane State Park Map

Camping

The State Park has 8 standard campsites, as well as a larger group campsite.  The campground is generally open from mid-May through mid-September.  See Parks website for pricing and availability details.

Drive to the Top

The Summit Road is generally open from mid-June through mid-October, and is open all the way to the summit of the mountain, the highest point in Spokane County.  Enjoy spectacular vistas and wildlife on the road to the summit.  Once on top, visit the historic Vista House, as well as other monuments of historical significance.  View area lakes with the telescopic viewfinders.  Restrooms are available on the summit.

Nordic Ski Area

The Park features 25 kilometers of beautifully groomed nordic ski trails that are multi-use in the spring, summer, and fall and for cross-country skiing in the winter. The Park annually hosts the legendary Langlauf cross-country ski race. The trails are groomed regularly, excluding Mondays & Tuesdays. Call the Nordic conditions line at (509) 238-4025 for the most up-to-date weather and grooming information. A Sno-Park permit is required for parking in designated nordic and snowmobile lots from November 1 through May 1.  A groomed trails permit is additionally required for usage of the groomed trails.  Nordic equipment is available to rent in Spokane through REI and Fitness Fanatics.  Click here to download a nordic trail map, courtesy Spokane Nordic and Tom Frost.  Visit Spokane Nordic for a grooming report.

Snowmobiling

Snowmobiling is allowed within the Park on designated trails.  A Sno-Park permit is required for parking in designated nordic and snowmobile lots from November 1 through May 1.  A groomed trails permit is additionally required for usage of the groomed trails. Download an unofficial snowmobile trails map, courtesy of Friends of Mt. Spokane.
Links
Mt. Spokane State Park – https://parks.wa.gov/
The Friends of Mount Spokane State Park – https://www.mountspokane.org
Spokane Nordic Ski Education Foundation – https://www.spokanenordic.org
Spokane Winter Knights – http://www.winterknights.com
Adventure Sport Rentals – http://www.mtspokanerentals.com

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