Cayuse Pass | SR 123

Cayuse Pass connects to Chinook Pass and White Pass on the east side of Mount Rainier National Park. The Cayuse Pass summit is at the junction of State Routes 123 and 410. The 4,675-foot-high pass is about five miles west of the Chinook Pass summit.

The biggest benefits of this area opening up it more convenient access to Glacier Basin and White River Campground on the Sunrise Road as well as Crystal Lakes trail, Owyhigh lakes and Summerland trails.  This makes visiting Ohanepecosh, Grove of the Patriarchs and Stevens Canyon/Paradise from the North and East even easier.

Closes during the winter months due to snowfall.

[alert type=red]This road is CLOSED.[/alert]



Wednesday 44°FThursday 73°FFriday 65°FSaturday 43°FSunday 46°F

WSDOT Information


  • Cayuse Pass - 4/26/2018 12:32:14 AM
    Cayuse Pass SR123
    4/26/2018 12:32:14 AM

    Temperature: Not Available
    Elevation Feet:4675
    Elevation Meters:1425

    Closed for the season

    Closed for the season

    SR 123 is closed for the season.


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WSDOT Cayuse Pass Page

Historic Opening and Closing Dates (via WSDOT)

Photo Gallery of Clearing Work (via WSDOT Flickr) [embedvideo id=”W00PGwjp00U” website=”youtube”]