The Wenatchee Guard Station sits on a grassy clearing on a high plateau dotted with mixed conifers, and offers a peaceful view of the northern tip of the Blue Mountains. In the spring, wild flowers...[more]
Wenatchee Guard Station
From Pomeroy, WA, travel 15th Street south (which becomes Peola Road at the city limits) for approximately 15 miles to the forest boundary. The paved road will end here. Continue on Forest Service Road 40 for 17 miles to Misery Junction. Take Forest Service Road 44 east for three miles, then Forest Service Road 43 east for approximately 3 miles. The guard station will be on the left. This route may also be used during winter months by snowmobile only.The site is accessible by automobile June 1 to November 1 depending on the weather. Refunds will no longer be authorized due to incliment weather so winter use will require alternate transportation such as skis, snowshoes, or snowmobile. For winter use: From Pomeroy, WA, travel east on Highway 12 to Clarkston, WA. From Clarkston, travel south on Highway 129 to Asotin, WA. Just before entering Asotin, turn right at the bridge on to County Road 105 to Cloverland, approximately 14 miles. Continue past Cloverland approximately 8-9 miles to the Sno-Park. Park here, and then travel by snowmobile or cross-country ski (beginning to intermediate level skiing) southwest on Forest Service Road 43 to the junction with Forest Service Road 4304, about three miles (a terrific view is now visible). Turn right and travel west on Forest Service Road 43 for approximately 0.25 of a mile to Wenatchee Guard Station. A Washington State Sno-Park permit is required to park at the Sno-park.
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