The Big Meadow Snow Shelter was built for recreational enthusiasts for weary cross country skiers and snowmobilers alike to enjoy a place to take a break and grab a bite to eat, or just enjoy the beautiful views of Pelican Butte or McLoughlin Mountain. The shelter is maintained by the Klamath Basin Snowdrifters and is equipped with a wood stove to warm up with on a cold winters day and counter space to organize your lunch feast.
This shelter is only available and accessible during the winter months for over snow travel.
At a Glance
Information on Over Snow Vehicles. An over-snow vehicle as defined in the 2005 Travel Management Rule (36 CFR 212, 251, 261, 295) is “A motor vehicle that is designed for use over the snow and that runs on a track or tracks and/or a ski or skis, while in use over the snow.” These vehicles must be less than 60 inches gross width and less than 1,200 pounds dry weight.