Ray Benson Sno-Park

  

The Ray Benson Sno-Park provides access to multiple ski and snowmobile trails on the Willamette National Forest as well as ski and snowmobile trails on the Deschutes National Forest.

The trail systems access three warming shelters on the Deschutes National Forest; Brandenburg Butte, Island Junction and North Blowout.

Facilities:

  • Two restrooms
  • Warming hut
  • Orientation maps
  • Staging area with snub posts for sled dogs

Concessions and telephone are located nearby at Hoodoo Ski Area.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Sno-Park Permit Required
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: McKenzie Bridge
Restroom: Two restrooms
Information Center:

General Information

Directions:

Located just south of Santiam Pass on Big Lake Road, 32 miles northeast of McKenzie Bridge.


General Notes:

National Weather Service Forecast


Activities


Winter Sports

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Mushing/Skijoring

Recreation areas with activity Mushing/Skijoring:

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Recreation areas with activity XC Skiing/Snowshoeing:

Snowmobiling

Recreation areas with activity Snowmobiling:
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.404839
  Longitude : 
-121.861254
  Elevation : 
4800 Feet