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Discover The Winter Wonderland Of Segelsen Ridge!
Segelsen - Round Mountain vista, photo by Paul Wagner

Just northwest of Darrington is the Finny Creek-Segelson Creek Sno-Park on Mt. Higgins.  This somewhat groomed winter recreation trail designated for snowmobiling is 63 miles long taking you over beautiful Cumberland Pass to the west and Finney Creek to the east.  See The Sno-Park Map

Explore the Segelsen Forest Roads, photo by Martha Rasmussen

There are several scenic vistas along the way and some points of interest is Segelsen Ridge Falls, Cresent Falls & Segelsen Lake. To use this winter recreational trail a Sno-Park Permit is required.

Washout on Segelsen, photo by Nels Rasmussen

When enjoying the Segelsen - Finney Sno-Park keep in mind a washout occurred at the largest concrete ford November 2015.  This washout is about 90% repaired but is still rough road.  This shouldn't matter during a good snow pack but a good thing to remember if the snow goes into thaw.  This washout from the southern side is approximately 25.8 miles from the junction of Swede Heaven Road and Forest Road #18, Segelsen Road, from the northern side it is at 17.6 miles on the Finney Creek Road, Forest Road #17.

Getting There:

  • From Darrington:  Drive west about 5 miles to Swede Heaven road, drive 1.5 miles to Forest Service road #18, the parking and trailhead is about 1 mile.
  • From Concrete:  Drive east on Hwy 20 southeast, to the Sauk-Valley Rd, to Forest Service Road #17, elevation 770 feet and there are 30 spaces.