A paved road to Satus Pass in the Cascades

Satus Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 950m (3,116ft) located in Klickitat County, in the U.S. state of Washington.

Satus Pass

Nestled at the summit of the Simcoe Mountains, in the Cascades range, the road to the summit is fully paved. It’s called U.S. Route 97 (US 97). Open to traffic throughout the year, may be closed for short periods from November 1 to April 1, when the weather is bad.

The pass is 77.4km (48.1 miles) long, running from Toppenish, a city in Yakima County to Goldendale, the county seat of Klickitat County, near the Columbia River Gorge.