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North Cascades Region
Squilchuck State Park
SQUILCHUCK STATE PARK
SQUILCHUCK STATE PARK

Phone: 509-664-6373
Reservations: 509-664-6373
Squilchuck State Park is a 288-acre camping park covered with forests of fir and ponderosa pine. The park sits at an elevation of 4,000 feet. This forested park sets at an elevation of 4,000 feet. The park is open on a limited basis for winter snow play, which includes sledding, inner tubing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Two areas are designated for sledding: one for adults and older kids and an area for young children. The park has six miles of trails for cross-country skiers. For trail and snow conditions, call Wenatchee Confluence State Park at (509) 664-6373.

Park hours/updates:

Summer: 6:30 a.m. to dusk.Winter: Closed Sept. 24, reopens May 9, depending on snow.

Camping:Check-in time, 2:30 p.m.Check-out time, 1 p.m.Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.
Nature of the Area
Wildlife Mammals Birds . Badgers. Bears. Bobcats. Chipmunks. Coyotes. Deer or Elk. Rabbits. Raccoons. Skunks. Squirrels. Weasels. Crows or Ravens. Doves or Pigeons. Eagles. Grouse. Hawks. Hummingbirds. Jays. Owls. Quail. Turkeys. Woodpeckers. Wrens

Environmental Features Physical Features Plant Life . Cedar. Douglas Fir. Hemlock. Nobel Fir. Ponderosa Pine. Spruce. Apple. Maple. Daisy. Lupines. Paintbrush. Rose. Berries. Ferns. Moss or Lichens. Thistle. Poison Oak. Poison Ivy

History of the Area
In Chinook, "squilchuc"' means "muddy water." The park land was sold to the state in 1952. The ski lodge was constructed in 1953.
Camping
Group Accommodations:

The park has one group camp that accommodates up to 160 people (minimum of 20 people). There is one restroom and two showers. There are no hook-ups. Maximum space length is 30 feet (may have limited availability). Fees vary with size of the group. Reservations are required. There are no individual campsites. To reserve the group camp, call Wenatchee Confluence State Park (509) 664-6373.

Check-in time is 2:30 p.m., and check-out time is 1 p.m. Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.Engine-driven electric generators may be operated only between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m.Length of stay: You may stay up to ten consecutive days in any one park during the summer; the stay limit is extended to 20 days between Oct. 1 and March 31.
Boats and RVs
Leavenworth Outfitters.com Outdoor Center - Leavenworth, WABoat Rentals
We want to share the nature and adventure of river rafting, kayaking, cross country skiing and snoeshoeing in the beautiful Cascade Mountains of Washington State with our honored guests.
41.7 miles from park*
KJ Watersports - Coulee City, WAStorage
We rent premium well maintained equipment including SKI BOATS, JET SKIS, and PONTOON BOATS We are located at Sunbanks Lake Resort outside of Electric City, which is 20 minutes from Steamboat Rock State Park, 35 minutes from Sun Lakes State Park, as well as only 5 minutes from Grand Coulee Dam. We also deliver to the surrounding areas. Call 509-681-0283 or 509-633-8079
73.4 miles from park*


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Area Attractions
Trails Water Activities Other. 10 mi. Hiking Trails. 10 mi. Bike Trails. Bird Watching. 1 Fire Circle. Mountain Biking. Wildlife Viewing

Park trails are open to day visitors who walk or bicycle into the park. However, when the campground or lodge is reserved, day visitors are not permitted in the campground or lodge area. Please respect the privacy of groups that have reserved the park.

Mountain biking is not allowed in the lodge or camp areas for safety reasons.

Winter Recreation . Cross-country Skiing. Snowshoeing. Snow Play

Things To Do in the Area
Leavenworth Outfitters.com Outdoor Center - Leavenworth, WAFamily Outting
We want to share the nature and adventure of river rafting, kayaking, cross country skiing and snoeshoeing in the beautiful Cascade Mountains of Washington State with our honored guests.
Web Site: leavenworthoutfitters.com
41.7 miles from park*
Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
December 25 My absolute favorite place to sled! by Ryan
With the warm lodge it is perfect for all families. Conveniantly located and also has big fireplace to warm up by and facilities.


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Directions
Located nine miles southwest of Wenatchee, Wash., up Squilchuck Canyon toward Mission Ridge.

From Hwy. 2 east or west : Travel south on Wenatchee Ave. through Wenatchee, and follow signs up Squilchuck Rd. about eight miles to park.

From Hwy. 28 : Cross bridge over Columbia River, staying in left lane. At first stoplight, turn left, and follow signs to park.

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North Cascades Region
Squilchuck State Park
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