Current Conditions


Spring Trail Highlights
June 7-15, 2018

  • All low elevation and most mid-elevation trails are melted out. Patchy to deep snow remains on high elevation trails. Snow lines and access are about 1 month ahead of a normal season.
  • Through October 31st, Wilderness permits are required for hikers and equestrians. Permits are free, self-issued and available at all Wilderness trailheads. Biking is prohibited in Wilderness.
  • Northwest Forest Passes required at various trailheads and day use sites.
  • Cascade Lakes Welcome Station open Friday to Sunday, 8am-4pm. NW Forest Passes available.
  • Lava Lands Visitor Center and Lava River Cave open for season.
  • Road to Tumalo Falls (FR 4603), FR 21 and Cascade Lakes Highway all OPEN for the summer season.
  • Dog leash requirements on most segments of the Deschutes River Trail.
  • Storm King and Grand Slam trails now fully open.
  • Due to road work on Forest Road 41, some impacts to informal parking areas possible – bottom of Storm King, Tyler’s, etc.
  • With school vacation starting soon, expect heavy summer crowds on area trails.
  • Please keep dogs under voice or physical control. If you have an aggressive dog, please keep it leashed.


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