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New sno-park gives sno-mobilers trail access

WINTERSPORTS -- A new Washington Sno-Park will give snowmobilers access to more than 100 miels of groomed trails in Kittitas  County this season.

 An open house and chili feed to present information about the first phase of the development is set for Nov. 1, 11:30 a.m. at the All Seasons Drive (formerly FS Road #4510) off Woods and Steele Road, approximately six miles southwest of Cle Elum.

The event is sponsored by Washington State Parks, county parks and the Washington State Snowmobile Association.

Evergreen Sno-Park, at 2,200 feet elevation, gives snowmobilers access to  more than 100 miles of groomed trails on the Taneum-Manastash trail system.

The new Sno-Park replaces the old Woods and Steele Staging Area and can accommodate up to 25 vehicles with trailers. Once completed, the two-acre site will be expanded to five acres.

For more information about the event, contact Florence or Wayne Mohler at

Directions to the Evergreen Sno-Park:

From I-90 Westbound, take Exit 84, turn right on E. Russ St.  At the stoplight, turn left on First St; turn left on Stafford St heading south under I-90.  Stafford turns into South Cle Elum Rd. Go 0.8 mi to Madison St and turn right; go one block and turn left on 6th St (turns into Westside Road.  Drive 3.8 miles on Westside Road, turn left on Woods and Steele Road.  At All Seasons Drive, turn left for 0.7 miles. The Sno-Park is on the right.

The Sno-Park system officially opens Dec. 1, depending on snow conditions.

Rich Landers
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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