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      Welcome to Highlands Nordic Sno-Park. You have found winter's hidden gem tucked into the Okanogan Highlands, with 36 plus kilometers of trails beautifully groomed for classic and skate skiing. Come meander through open meadows, cross creeks, climb steep wooded hills, and descend back to where you started. Catch your breath with views of Mt. Bonaparte, Baldy Mountain, and the Cascades shouldering into Canada. Build a warming fire in the ski shelter and enjoy a picnic lunch while you watch your children glide as easily as they walk. Ski in the sunlight of a short cold day when the frost crystals are shooting up tinsels of mirrored light. Ski in the moonlight of a long cold night when the snow shadows are longer than the trees are tall. At any time and in any weather, we invite you to come ski
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: State Forest
      Access Info:
      Highlands Nordic is about 16.5 miles from Tonasket, WA and easy to find. From Tonasket, take Havillah Road (right turn if traveling north) at the north end of town toward Sitzmark Ski Area. Drive 15 miles NE to the Mill Creek Road (Forest Service Road #3230). Turn right, and take Mill Creek Rd. 1.5 miles to the main parking lot. A smaller parking area 0.3 miles from the turnoff accesses the lower trails directly.

      If coming from Oroville, take the Molson Grade Rd. east from the center of town and follow the signs to Sitzmark Ski Area. Continue past Sitzmark and go through Havillah. The Mill Creek turnoff is approximately 0.5 miles south of Havillah.
      Highlands Nordic Sno-Park is part of the Washington State Sno-Park system. You must purchase a valid parking permit to use the area, but there is no daily charge to ski. Permits are available for the day ($20.00) or the season ($40.00) and can be purchased from Forest Service offices, other vendors, and on line at .
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      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 14, 2022
      Local Trail Association


      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails Horse
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Trails Snowshoe
      Trails Nordic Ski
      Total Distance
      48 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      5,410 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,953 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,260 ft
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      Popular Highlands Snow Park Mountain Biking Trails

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      Photos of Highlands Snow Park Mountain Bike

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      Oct 7, 2019 @ 7:13pm
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      Oct 7, 2019 @ 7:13pm
      Oct 7, 2019

      Activity Feed

      jweddleaddtrailHello Cougar and 1 more
      Nov 15, 2020 @ 7:04pm
      Nov 15, 2020
      jweddleaddtrailHej Bue and 2 more
      Jan 19, 2020 @ 11:15pm
      Jan 19, 2020

      Recent Comments

      Bricklin69trailCabin TrailI don’t think this is part of the PCT.
      May 6, 2022 @ 11:57am
      May 6, 2022
      trailgnometrailBonaparte TrailGreat trail! Amazing views at the top. The...
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 7:09pm
      Oct 7, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      Lost Lake 1 17.9 km
      The Sage 212 km
      Mt Bonaparte 112.6 km
      Carter Mountain 117.8 km
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1143 miles4,514 ft14 miles3,953 ft
      Horse13 miles623 ft2 miles404 ft
      Hike1143 miles4,514 ft14 miles3,953 ft
      Trail Running1041 miles4,505 ft13 miles3,953 ft
      Snowshoe23 miles75 ft1,273 ft902 ft
      Nordic Ski1217 miles2,205 ft7 miles1,142 ft
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