Chinook Pass Cabin Owners Association     

Information Links

  • Naches Ranger District Summer Home Information
    This is the website the Naches Ranger District uses to distribute information and forms for cabin owners.   Here's some other information from the folks at the Naches Ranger Station about cabins:

    • The annual Recreation Residence Self-Inspection Report is to be filled out and sent into the Naches Ranger Office by July each year.

    • Cultural Resources and Your Summer Home: An Informational Guide to Summer Home Ownership on Forest Service Land

      This document is intended as an informational guide for summer home owners to better understand historic preservation laws, regulations and processes that must be followed and complied with.

    • Recreation Residence Lot Fee Handbook

      This is the official guide that Forest Service personnel use for issues surrounding the assessments that determine our annual permit fee.

  • National Forest Homeowners Association
    Membership in National Forest Homeowners Association (NFH) is included within the CPCOA membership fees, so if you are a member of CPCOA you are also a member with NFH!    NFH is a national and regional advocate for cabin owners with more than 5,000 members in all 24 states where Special Use Recreation Residences exist on National Forest lands.   NFH's professional staff and volunteer board of directors keep cabin owners informed on the issues they face and facilitate access to Forest Service Staff.  NFH is dedicated to protecting and preserving the cabin program well into the future.

  • North Yakima Conservation District
    Mike Tobin, District Manager
    509-454-5743 Ext. 8555

  • WA Dept of Transportation: Chinook/Cayuse Passes 
    WADOT maintains a great web site filled with information about Washington roads. This particular page highlights activities around the Chinook Pass area.

  • WA Dept of Ecology Water & Shorelines
    Water rights continues to be an issue for many cabin owners, and the Washington DOE has a program which is trying to secure water rights for camps and cabins in the Yakima River Basin.

  • Firewise Communities
    This site provides information on what you can do to reduce the chance of your cabin burning down in case of wildfires.

  • Yakima Valley Fire Adapated Communities
    The purpose of the Yakima County Fire Adapted Community Coalition is to increase and sustain wildfire resiliency by working together, empowering people, providing education, supporting partnerships in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from wildland fire for and with the people in Yakima County.

  • Washington Department of Natural Resources Fire Information
    DNR maintains an up to date list of resources and news items on what is being done to manage the risk of fires in the area.   On this site you'll find the "Highways 410 and 12 Community Wildfire Protection Plan

  • Yakima County Maps

  • Yakima County Assessor