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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
      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.
      Disclaimer:
      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 http://parks.state.wa.us/134/Permits .
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      Region Status
      Open as of May 7, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Trail Running Stats

      State Ranking
      #4,371
      Trails (view details)
      1
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      1
      Trails Trail Running
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      8
      Total Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      1 mile
      Total Descent
      528 ft
      Total Vertical
      512 ft

      Popular Highlands Snow Park Trail Running Trails

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      user #1949731jweddleaddtrailHello Cougar and 1 more
      Nov 15, 2020 @ 7:04pm
      Nov 15, 2020
      user #1949731jweddleaddtrailHej Bue and 2 more
      Jan 19, 2020 @ 11:15pm
      Jan 19, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      The Sage 212 km
      Mt Bonaparte 2 7 112.9 km
      Carter Mountain 117.8 km
      Kruger Mountain/Blue Lake/Kilpoola 8 3 6 120.4 km
      Midway Trails 6 6 123.3 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike12 miles528 ft1 mile512 ft
      #3,6254
      Hike12 miles528 ft1 mile512 ft
      #5,805
      Trail Running12 miles528 ft1 mile512 ft
      #4,371
      Snowshoe12,260 ft75 ft1,230 ft75 ft
      #32510
      Nordic Ski87 miles1,437 ft5 miles791 ft
      #5386
      • By jweddle & contributors
      • Admins: EMBA, NMA, boxxerace, jmahler, EMBA-EC, Newtrails, NEWATrails
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