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Official Sites - source of much of the information here

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest - Alerts and Notices Road and Trail Conditions

Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest - Current Conditions

Olympic National Forest - new Current Conditions page is now available

Olympic National Park - Current Road Conditions hotline 360-565-3131

Mt Rainier National Park - Current Road Conditions hotline 360-569-2211 press 2 then (2 for current road conditions or 3 for anticipated opening/construction projects)

Gifford Pinchot National Forest - Alerts & Notices

Washington State DOT - Mountain Passes

Naches Ranger District  -  Conditions

Wenatchee River Ranger District - Conditions
In general, post in alphabetical order by common road name within each section unless there are more natural geographical groupings (e.g. North Fork XXX, South Fork XXX)

Mount Rainier

Corral Pass (FS 7174) ?

Chinook Pass (SR 410) website

Mowich Lake Road (SR 165) Mowich Lake, Spray Park, Echo/Observation Rock

Snow free to the Paul Peak trailhead gate, snow-covered the rest of the way to Mowich.  Limited parking at the trailhead due to snow and deep wheel ruts. (4-5-2014)

Stevens Canyon Road per MRNP website and Road signs:
Grand Park back door (06/19/2014) - 73 Huckleberry Creek is OPEN Watch for logging trucks. Will be CLOSED JULY 2 from 6 am - 5 pm

I-90

Talapus (9030), Mason Lake (9031)?
As of late November 20, 2015 Road 9030 off I-90 to Ira Spring trailhead (Mason Lake) has a partially downed tree which your vehicle will probably fit under just after the beginning of the unpaved section. 9030 was partially blocked by a downed tree just beyond the junction with road 9031 but someone drove past it. Road 9031 (Talapus Lake TH) has been cleared to trailhead - thanks to the man in black who did the work manually with an Axe! Any further updates appreciated.

Tinkham (55), Garcia (9020) ?

Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road (FS 56) Mailbox TH, Taylor River TH, Dingford Creek TH, Goldmyer Hot Springs

04/01/2017 Road is open to the gate at Dingford Creek trailhead. Paving is complete to the Taylor River bridge as of October, 2017. The Taylor River trailhead road washed just past the junction, but is passable by very high clearance 4WD.  The Middle Fork road from Taylor bridge to Dingford has numerous large and deep potholes, several small and two significant washouts from the 2015 fall storms.  All are passable by vehicles with good clearance.  See the WFLHD paving project site for construction info. Goldmyer Facebook page often has updated conditions for snow levels in winter.

North Fork Snoqualmie Road (FS 57) Bare, Dog, Goat, Phelps, ...
10/01/2014 A $75 permit is required to access Hancock Timber lands along the North Fork road. The road is public and you can drive through Hancock lands to reach FS areas for free, but you can't park and climb Fuller or visit other attractions on their land without the permit. There was active logging on the North Fork in 2014 so the road has been graded and was in better shape than usual most of the summer.
05/01/2016 The USFS has blocked the road at the junction of the road heading up Lennox Creek. This adds about 3 miles of road walking to get to the Bare Mountain trailhead or other destinations up Lennox Creek

Rocky Run (FS 4832) (no date?)
Construction along I-90 has a stretch just past the Rocky Run bridge extra bumpy but passable to sedans.  The spur (136 per Google Maps) to the backdoor TH is extra brushy but save for a nasty water channel right at the beginning and some moderate rutting about halfway in is still more or less drivable.  Extra clearance would be good, don't take a car you don't want to add pinstripes to.

Teanaway

North Fork Teanaway road (9737) (5.3.2014, Opus) Driveable to nearly 4.5 miles past end of pavement, just beyond Johnson Medra trailhead.  Potholes in the first 2 miles, better road after.

Teanaway Middle Fork (NFD 113)

Jack Creek Road (9738) Snow-free to 4,400ft (5/12/2018)

Stafford Creek Road 9703 (5.17.2014, Opus) Snow free to the Miller Creek trailhead at the end.  Rough in places.

Beverly turnpike road (1391) (5.3.2014, Opus) Appeared snow free from main road

Jungle Creek (FS 9701) Teanaway Butte, Way Creek trail, Jungle Creek trail

6/19/11 (still true?) There is a "Road Closed" barrier 1.5 miles from the Twenty Nine Pines turn off. The problem is a partially washed out culvert but the road is still passable to a high clearance vehicle and in good condition from there all the way to Liar's Prairie.

6/12/16 There is a "Road Closed" sign at the beginning of the road. If there was a wash-out at 1.5mi, it has been repaired. Would need a high clearance vehicle with AWD to continue past the bumps and mud puddles at 1.7 miles.


6/3/11 Cle Elum Trails - road closures - the following Roads on the Cle Elum Ranger District are CLOSED due to ROAD DAMAGE
  • Taneum - Manastash Area
    • FSR 3350 - South Cle Elum Ridge Road closed at mp 1.6 to junction with Road 3350-119. It is unlikely that this road will open to public travel in 2011.
    • FSR 33 - Taneum Road - Closed mp 3.9, Taneum Guard Station to Road 3350-119 Junction.
    • FSR 3100 - Manastash Road - Closed mp 1.6, Manastash Sno-Park to Road 3111 Junction. It is unlikely that this road will open to public travel in 2011.
    • FSR 3120 near 3100 Junction. Damage reported. It is unlikely that this road will open to public travel in 2011.
    • FSR 3100 near Buck Meadows. Damage reported
    • FSR 4517-117 - Granite Creek Road. Damage reported
  • Cle Elum Valley - FSR 4308 - French Cabin at 120 Junction.
  • Swauk and Liberty FSR 9707 - Pole Patch Road - two areas - First near spur 115, the second is near 4WD319.
  • Red Top Road FSR 9702 5/18/12 Reported to be open but a large truck was stuck in the snow in the middle of the road.  The road is rough with patchy snow about a mile after the junction with FSR 9738
Teanaway Ridge/Jack Creek (FS 9738) ?

Mountain Loop

Mountain Loop Highway, Open, plowed winter of 2014 for Oso slide and Darrington access.


Green Mtn Road (FS 41) - Tupso Pass, Three Fingers, Closed @ mile 8.6 due to damage to South Fork Canyon Creek bridge.  No time line for repairs.  Approx 10 miles to trail head @ Tupso Pass

FS 4110, Green Mtn., Pot holed..more like craters. 6/4/14

FS 4111, Canyon Lake, Closed at mile 0 due to wash out. 6/4/14

FS 42, Mt Pilchuck, April 20, 2014, both gates open; half-mile of snow before trailhead.

North Fork Sauk Road (FS 49), 7-20-2012, OPEN July 20 2012 yes its true

4096 Bedal Creek  10/27/12 High clearance recommended, brushed out.

Call the Darrington Ranger District at 360-436-1155 for current information

Segelsen Road (FS 18), Call the Darrington Ranger District at 360-436-1155 for current information. www.fs.usda.gov/mbs  Pugh (2095), Closed (seasonal)

Straight Creek Road (FS 27), Snow free to Crystal Lake/Meadow Mtn trail head. Lots of snow at Rat Trap Pass. 5/24/14

Suiattle River Road (FS 26) - Access to Glacier Peak Wilderness, opened Oct. 25, 2014. Also 6-mile spur to Green Mt. trailhead

Tenas Creek Road (FS 2660), Closed @ mile 4 due to washout. 12/7/15

Whitechuck River Road (FS 23), Open

C-Post Mt Higgens access.  April, 2014: Flooded and closed due to Oso slide. Earlier, closed at mile 0.6 due to Illegal garbage dumping.

Highway 2 & Leavenworth

FSR #62 and roads to Persis trailhead - 02/13/2015 Gate reported CLOSED

Sultan Basin Road, ?

Beckler River Road (FS 65), ?

Chiwawa River Road (FS 6200) Phelps Creek TH, Spider Gap, Buck Creek Pass, ?

Icicle Creek Road (FS 7600) - Chatter Creek, 4th of July Creek, Icicle Creek, Snow Lakes In Winter, usually closed to wheeled vehicles past the 8 Mile Road junction.

5/12/14 - Open all the way to the end of the road.

Eight Mile Road (FS 7601) - Enchantments, Colchuck Lake Usually closed in winter to wheeled vehicles.

5/14/17 - Gate is open

North Cascades and Baker, Mt Baker Ranger District

Church Mountain (FR 3040), Open to end in 2015

Welcome Pass (FR 3060), ?

Canyon Creek (FR 31) Repaired and reopened. Nov. 2013

Nooksack Road (FR 34), ?

Deadhorse Road (FR 37), ?

Middle Fork Nooksack (FR 38), ?

Glacier Creek (FR 39), Fall of 2013, Road is fixed and open to Heliotrope Ridge trailhead.

Thompson Creek (FR 3910)

North Cascades Highway (SR 20), closed (April 2014)

Cascade River Road (FR 15), ?

Sibley Creek, Hidden Lake (FR 1540), ?

Illabot Creek Road (FR 16), June 2014, Road cleared to at least Illabot Creek bridge hairpin turn

Mt. St. Helens
Due to a fire there is no longer a shelter at Marble Mountain Sno-Park.

Forest Road 10 2012. Closed. Mitchell Peak north access - from DNR: "While the forestland is managed by DNR, the only access road to the trailhead—10 Road—cuts across private landownership, and the new landowner has gated and closed access to the road just east of the intersection with the S-1000 Road. DNR does not have a recreation easement for recreation access across this road. DNR land managers are working on a solution.In the meantime, the only access to Mitchell Peak trail is from the North Siouxon Creek Trailhead, in the southern part of the Siouxon Block. The distance from this trailhead to the top of Mitchell Peak is about 13 miles."

Olympic Peninsula

Olympic National Park - see current road conditions.


Mount Baldy, Maynard Burn, Tyler Peak - FS 2870/120, ?

Mount Ellinor, FR 24 and 2419

07-01-11From the T-intersection near Lake Cushman to the intersection with FR 2419 that heads up to the Mount Ellinor THs, FR 24 has many, deep potholes that are difficult to avoid.  Some deep potholes on FR 2419.

Mount Jupiter Road

05-20-11  Gate not far uphill from the powerline road was open on 05-20-11 and was able to drive all the way to the TH.  Road is very rough with lots of 2-3 inch diameter sharp basalt. HOWEVER, the road is supposed to be closed, as I found out from people who had walked up to the TH.  When I went by the gate there was no sign barring access, but upon exiting I found that someone had turned the sign around so the warning against access was not visible.  Active logging is being done on the north side of Jupiter Ridge, and if you drive in when the gate is open, you risk being stuck inside behind a locked gate when the loggers leave for the day, or, maybe worse, meeting a logging truck on the road

Yakima County/ Naches Ranger District
S. Fork Tieton Road 1000
4/13/17 - Closed due to flood damage.  Closed at intersection of 1050 road, washout is at Mile Post 11, approximately 1 miles before Conrad Meadows. Date of washout to be fixed is by Nov 1 2018 according to the district ranger.

wildcat 1306 road is closed ~.5 miles below lightning lake as of fall 2013. Repair work eexpected to begin in 2020 according to a forest engineer.



McDaniel Lake/Buck Lake Road No. 1502 closed due to bridge wash-out approximately 1 mile past the junction with road 1500. This cuts off access to road 1509 and 130. The road is supposed to be fixed by Nov 1 2018.

1504 road Rattlesnake closed about 1.5 miles from 1500 road. Unknown estimared repair date. This washout cuts off access to the rattlesnake trailhead.




Mount Hood National Forest


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PostMon Mar 14, 2011 12:24 am 
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From this point forward, if you have an update, please post it in the wiki.  Feel free to bump the thread after updating the wiki or if you have a question, but all replies will be subject to future deletion.
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PostWed Mar 30, 2011 8:45 pm 
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what is "wiki"?  Hmmm...I am getting way out-of-date on terms and where to find info.
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PostThu Mar 31, 2011 11:23 am 
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The wiki is the summay post at the very top of the page.  Anyone can edit that post.  ALL road updates MUST go there or this thread will lose its usefulness if the wiki is not up to date and folks have to wade thru this thread to get the latest info.
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PostSat Apr 30, 2011 9:44 pm 
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Just an aside -- really nice work on this thread, guys. Great piece of collaboration! up.gif up.gif

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PostWed May 04, 2011 6:32 am 
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Not so much a closure but limited access on Lake Chelan right now.  I was planning on doing the Lakeshore Trail next week as May 1 is the typical starting date for getting off at Prince Creek.  Due to slower than usual snowmelt and runnoff, the lake level is too low to allow the boat to dock there.  So until things warm and the water level rises, there is no Lady of the Lake access to Prince Creek or other spots along the shore.  Lucerne and Stehekin are accessable, but not Prince Creek.

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PostFri Jul 01, 2011 11:56 pm 
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Please add your name after an update, so if there's a question about a road or conditions you can PM the person and get more info.

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PostFri Jul 08, 2011 11:32 am 
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Olympic National Forest Closes Roads

Work on two road projects will close major access routes on the Pacific Ranger District of the Olympic National Forest starting this month.

Repairs will close Donkey Creek Road (Forest Service Road 22) at milepost 12.2 July 15-Aug. 16 and Forest Service Road 23 at milepost 22.2 July 18-Aug. 16. Both roads lead to the Wynoochee Recreation Area, which can be accessed out of Montesano, Wash., during the closure. For more information contact the Olympic National Forest at 360-765-2200 or 360-288-2525.

Learn more about the Olympic National Forest at http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/olympic

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Tried to update the Wiki as best I could but you all might need to adjust it. I have no idea if FS23 and FS22 are both considered Donkey Creek Road. *shrug*

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PostFri Jul 08, 2011 12:08 pm 
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Updated for Harts Pass periodic closures next week (week of July 11).

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PostFri Jul 15, 2011 10:28 am 
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Rd to Cascade Pass is open per NCNP.

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PostFri Jul 22, 2011 5:24 pm 
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Deer Park Road (Olympics) is now open.

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Road to Mowich Lake opened today (07/22/2011). Still a lot of snow up there so be prepared for that if you drive up (no issues on the road/drive which looks freshly graded and pot hole free for now).

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PostMon Aug 15, 2011 11:59 am 
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If you posted conditions on roads, please update if you have an update. I removed some obvious notes (mainly stuff like "snow melted at Barlow Pass") but maybe this can be cleaned up if anyone has time & knowledge...?

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PostTue Aug 16, 2011 4:04 pm 
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Hey all I just talked to the darrington ranger station and they said the law suit has been dismist and they are now just waiting for funding.they told me that the road was open to huckelberry mountain.not sure how long that will take but i do love the area at buck creek and downey creek. I have made the hike 2 times when the road was closed at the 12 mile marker.I'm not sure what can be be done to come up with the funds but i'm sure what funds were there was spent on court cost. I'm not sure how farit is from huckelberry mountain to downey.I just know it is a way.
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PostMon Aug 22, 2011 2:52 pm 
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Updated the Wiki, but for those of interest, North Fork Snoqualmie Road (FS 57) will be closed below the Spur 10 gate for 3 weeks starting 8/22/2011--Reason is the County is repairing the area that washed out around McLeod Lake last year.  Not sure where this leaves Hancock Forest Rec Permittees. 

Good news, should be shorter than the Wagner Bridge closure....
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