With our interactive map and road trip itineraries, planning a vacation is just as much fun as the trip itself. Whether you start with an activity or attraction in mind, or just know the date you want to come, you can begin planning your vacation today! Perhaps you want to visit a specific historic community or one of our famous mountain peaks.  Do you want to come in the winter or the summer? Where can you find additional information or someone to talk to about your vacation or getaway? Find it all on our website.

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Pick up your Byway Pocket Guide for a fun and informative tour of the White Pass Scenic Byway! Discover points of interest and activities along the byway including lakes and hiking trails, museums and visitor centers. Available at locations along the byway.

Visitor Centers along the Byway

Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station

Website: www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/giffordpinchot
Gifford Pinchot National Forest
10024 US Hwy 12, Randle, WA 98377
Phone: 360-497-1100

The information desk/store is staffed by Forest Service staff who can answer questions on activities, condition of roads, burn bans and sell permits for recreation access, woodcutting and more! Also available are maps, book sales, a gift shop, forest permits, updates on road and trail conditions, burn bans, as well as campground information.

Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station

Cascade Peaks Interpretive Center

Website: www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/giffordpinchot
Hours: Thursday – Sundays, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., July through September.

Located northeast of the Mount St. Helens Volcanic Monument near Windy Ridge in the Gifford-Pinchot National Forest, Cascade Peaks offers books, interpretive materials, snacks and drinks and visitor information. Recreation passes are available for purchase here

Cascade Peaks Interpretive Center

Destination Packwood

Website: www.DestinationPackwood.com
13011 U.S. Highway 12, Packwood, WA
Phone: (360) 494-2223
Hours: Currently closed
Email: info@destinationpackwood.com

Contact Destination Packwood for additional information regarding Mt. Rainier vacations at White Pass, or in the communities of Packwood and Randle in East Lewis County, including overnight lodging and services.

Destination Packwood

Morton Visitor Information Center

Website: www.VisitMorton.com
194 Main St., Morton, WA
Phone: (360) 496-0070
Hours: Open Memorial Day weekend through September.

Tours of the Historic Morton Depot available. The visitor center offers information from the locals on the best places to fish, hike, enjoy water sports, or discover the myriad of recreation activities near the White Pass Ski Area, Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens.

Visitor Center Morton WA

Naches Ranger Station

Website – https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/okawen/
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
10237 US-12 , Naches, WA 98937
Phone: (509) 653-1401
Hours: :8:00 am-4:30 pm; closed for lunch noon to 12:30 pm
Lobby open 24/7 with a wide variety of free materials of interest.

The information desk/store is staffed by Forest Service staff who can answer questions on activities, condition of roads, burn bans and sell permits for recreation access, woodcutting and more! Also available are maps, book sales, a gift shop, forest permits, updates on road and trail conditions, burn bans, as well as campground information. Generous display of free materials in the lobby that’s open 24/7.

Naches Ranger Station - Naches, WA

Naches Area Information

Website: www.uppervalleybb.com

Online resources on the Yakima County communities of Naches, Gleed, Cowiche, Tieton, and the Nile Valley.