The Annette Lake Sno-Park offers visitors access to multiple winter outdoor activities, along with a large plowed parking lot, toilet and educational resources.
From the Sno-Park, visitors have easy access to the Asahel Curtis Nature Loop, a short half-mile loop good for a snowy stroll through the forest. Visitors can also snowshoe to the Iron Horse Trail.
Note: Be aware that while it is possible to hike the trail to Annette Lake, it crosses several avalanche chutes and is considered dangerous in the wintertime.
Don't forget your Sno-Park pass — you'll need one from December 1 through March 31, possibly earlier or later depending on what the snowy season looks like. Outside of this window, you'll need a Northwest Forest Pass to park at the trailhead.
Please note that this Sno-Park is different from the Asahel Curtis Sno-Park, which is on the north side of I-90. The Annette Lake Sno-Park is on the south side of I-90.