Palmer Mountain and Split Rock

Recreation Site - Washington

Palmer Mountain Management Area is a great place for hiking, backpacking, dispersed camping, horseback riding, hunting, mounting biking, and fishing at tiny Washburn Lake. The autumn is especially picturesque when the many stands of aspen trees create a brilliant yellow and orange background. Visitors are sure to find a favorite spot to enjoy the quiet, scenic views of the Okanogan hillsides, aspen tree groves, grasslands, and the serene waters of Washburn Lake. Directions: From Tonasket, Washington, travel State Highway 97 to the Loomis Oroville Highway and continue west towards Loomis. After approximately 12 miles, turn right on the Washburn Lake Road. Follow the gravel road to the parking area above Washburn Lake and to other public lands administered by BLM.

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Map of Palmer Mountain and Split Rock Recreation Sites (RS). Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Palmer Mountain and Split Rock

Map of Palmer Mountain and Split Rock Recreation Sites (RS). Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Map of Conconully Off-Highway Vehilce (OHV) Trails in Tonasket Ranger District (RD) in Colville National Forest (NF) in Washington. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Colville - Conconully OHV

Map of Conconully Off-Highway Vehilce (OHV) Trails in Tonasket Ranger District (RD) in Colville National Forest (NF) in Washington. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Draft of the Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVTM) of Tonasket Ranger District in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest (NF) in Washington. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Okanogan-Wenatchee MVTM - Tonasket 2016

Draft of the Motor Vehicle Travel Map (MVTM) of Tonasket Ranger District in Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest (NF) in Washington. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Map of Washington State Highways / Tourist Map. Published by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT).Washington State - Highway Map

Map of Washington State Highways / Tourist Map. Published by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT).

Palmer Mountain and Split Rock RS https://www.blm.gov/visit/palmer-mountain Palmer Mountain Management Area is a great place for hiking, backpacking, dispersed camping, horseback riding, hunting, mounting biking, and fishing at tiny Washburn Lake. The autumn is especially picturesque when the many stands of aspen trees create a brilliant yellow and orange background. Visitors are sure to find a favorite spot to enjoy the quiet, scenic views of the Okanogan hillsides, aspen tree groves, grasslands, and the serene waters of Washburn Lake. Directions: From Tonasket, Washington, travel State Highway 97 to the Loomis Oroville Highway and continue west towards Loomis. After approximately 12 miles, turn right on the Washburn Lake Road. Follow the gravel road to the parking area above Washburn Lake and to other public lands administered by BLM.
Welcome to Palmer Mountain and Split Rock Recreation Sites! Palmer Mountain Management Area comprises more than 6,500 acres of public land and is managed by the BLM. It is a great place for hiking, backpacking, camping, horseback riding, hunting, mounting biking, and fishing at tiny Washburn Lake. The autumn is especially picturesque when the many stands of aspen trees create a brilliant yellow and orange background. Visitors are sure to find a favorite spot to enjoy the quiet, scenic views of the Okanogan hillsides, aspen tree groves, grasslands, and the serene waters of Washburn Lake. Know before you go Palmer Mountain is open year round, but the main access road is closed by snow in winter. No fees. Cellular phone reception may be limited. Three campsites with fire rings overlook the lake, but no other facilities are present. Hookups and potable water are not available. Please note that Split Rock has two vaulted toilets. Please pack out all trash and leave no trace. Please dispose all pet waste in trash receptacles. directions From Highway 97 at Tonasket, take the Loomis Oroville Highway west towards Loomis. Turn right on the Washburn Lake Road after approximately 12 miles. Follow the gravel road to the parking area above Washburn Lake and to other public lands administered by BLM. Contact info point of interest 915 N. Walla Walla Ave. Wenatchee, WA 98801 509-665-2100 BLM_OR_WN_Mail@blm.gov Palmer Mountain is alive with color during spring and early summer when many varieties of wildflowers bloom. At higher elevations, wildflower season may extend into July. Photo by Leslie Kehmeier, IMBA

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