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Sno-Park season coming at Mount Spokane State park

FILE – Mount Spokane in December 2003. (Steve  Thompson / The Spokesman-Review)
FILE – Mount Spokane in December 2003. (Steve Thompson / The Spokesman-Review)

WINTERSPORTS – Sno-Park permits will be required on vehicles parking at Mount Spokane State Park trailheads starting with the first significant snowfalls that require plowing, said Jerry Johnson, park ranger.

Until then, Washington Discover Passes will suffice, he said. Usually significant snowfall occurs by Thanksgiving, he said. Either way, Sno-Park passes definitely would replace Discover Passes by Dec. 1.

Sno-Park Passes go on sale statewide on Nov. 1. Cost is $40 a season per vehicle. People parking at plowed areas with trail grooming, such as at the Selkirk Lodge at the cross-country ski park, must add a $40 grooming sticker to their Sno-Park Pass.

The pass is not required at the downhill ski area parking lots.




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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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