General Driving Directions To Mt. Baker Ski Area

White Salmon Base Area is located at mile marker 52 on WA-542

Estimated Driving Times*
Bellingham, WA
1 hr 15 min
Maple Falls, WA
45 min
Glacier, WA
30 min




Please note: WSDOT requires all vehicles to carry chains from Nov. 1 to April 30. For details on winter driving tips visit WSDOT WINTER DRIVING page.

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General Parking Policies

Racers & Sponsors: Please follow instructions from parking attendant and all posted signage upon arrival.

RV & Camper Overnight Parking Info


  • Name
  • Overnight Parking Location: White Salmon or Heather Meadows
  • Vehicle Model and Color
  • License Plate #
  • RV Type (i.e. RV, travel trailer, van, extra car, etc)
  • Number of Nights Staying
  • Arrival Date, Departure Date

AFTER REGISTERING VIA TEXT complete payment at Admin Office or, for after hours arrival, attendant will come to your vehicle for payment.


FEES $10 / night per vehicle- maximum 7 nights in a row

PAYMENT LOCATION During hours of operation: Visit Admin Office in Lodge
to pay and receive parking permit.
After-Hours: Attendant will come to your vehicle for payment. Exact Change Only After Hours.
CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT TIMES Check-in: no earlier than 4 p.m.
Check-out: no later than 6 p.m.
SNOW PLOWING Depending on snow conditions, you may be required to temporarily move your vehicle(s) in the morning to allow for snow plowing.
Check the Overnight Parking info board at the admin office EACH DAY between 3:00-4:00 p.m. We will post a notice whether vehicles will be required to temporarily move the next morning for plowing or if they can stay in their spot for the day.
- If vehicles are require to move for plowing the next day, they MUST be moved to a cleared spot in the lot the next morning by 7:30 a.m. at the latest. Plowing will be in process in the overnight zone between 7:30 a.m. - approx 8:00 a.m. RV's/overnight vehicles must then move back to their previous spot in the overnight zone by 8:30 a.m.
UTILITIES No Hookups. All vehicles must be self-contained
ACCESS HOURS White Salmon Parking Lot Accessible 24/7 from Feb 5-9
Heather Meadows Parking Lot: Accessible 24/7
RESTROOMS Outdoor Forest Service Restrooms available 24/7
FIRES In designated areas. NO FIRES ON ASPHALT. Must use fire pit and haul out fire debris.
GARBAGE Please monitor and REMOVE your own garbage
DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS - Park ONLY in designated areas - see maps below
- No parking around lodges or on highway
ETIQUETTE - Quiet time 9pm - 6am; no generators/loud activity
- Be considerate of your neighbors, area visitors and ski area personnel
- Keep your site clean
- No fireworks
- No drones

CARS / TRUCKS Cars traveling with RV's/Trailers, or traveling separately and staying overnight, must also park in designated areas and pay fee
TRAVEL TRAILERS Towing trucks/cars must be disconnected from trailers
CAMPING Designated areas ONLY - contact Overnight Parking crew
PETS Clean up after pets, keep pets on leash
RV Parking : Heather Meadows Parking Lot
Heather Meadows Overnight Parking Map
RV Parking : White Salmon Parking Lot
White Salmon Overnight Parking Map