Your Outdoor Adventure Getaway
The heart of Volcano Country, located centrally between Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens, and Mt. Adams. Packwood's remote locations and small town charm appeal to the visitor who's looking for a wonderful place to relax and refresh. Scenic beauty and recreational opportunities attract visitors from all over the world who come for the hiking, hunting, fishing, bird and wildlife watching, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and camping.
Packwood is located 9 miles south of Mt. Rainier National Park and approximately 30 miles northeast of Mt. St. Helens National Monument. It is on Highway 12 in the northern part of Gifford Pinchot National Forest. the White Pass Ski area is 20 miles to the east.
Because of our proximity to so many recreational areas, Packwood enjoys a diversity of people and businesses. Summer events include two flea markets, an exhibition, Hotrod Car Show, music, craft shows, and several BBQ's. The Christmas festival, Winter Carnival, and a Snowmobile Hill Climb keep us busy in the winter.
Feel like staying the weekend? Try one of our many local accomodations to hang your hat. From hotels, cabins, and a quaint Bed and Breakfast, you are sure to get a restful sleep. Be sure to visit our Events and Lodging pages to help you plan your next visit to charming Packwood!
Who is Destination Packwood Association?
Destination Packwood Association (DPA) is a volunteer, non-profit organization committed to uniting our community in the promotion of year-round economic growth and diversity to enhance our standard of living and secure the future development of Packwood as a place to live and visit.