Current Conditions



Autumn Trail Highlights

  • At the time of this writing, there are no SnoParks with adequate snow coverage for snow sports.  (A storm forecasted for Thanksgiving may or may not change that.) 
  • Overall trail conditions are excellent.  Recent moisture has made for great mountain bike riding and trail users have enjoyed uncommon access to the high country. 
  • FR 370 and FR 21 (Paulina Lake Road) are now closed for the winter season.  Cascade Lakes Highway is closed from the West Village turnout to Deschutes Bridge. 
  • Temporary weekday closure of Storm King and Grand Slam Trails.  Tyler’s Traverse Trail now fully open.  See inside for more details.     
  • Temporary closure on Newberry Crater trail due to thinning operations.  See inside for more details. 
  • Dog leash requirement no longer in effect on Deschutes River Trail.
  • Starting November 1st:
    • Sno-Park permits are required in designated Sno-Parks.  Funds from permit sales are used by ODOT to plow and remove snow from Sno-Park parking areas.
    • Dogs are prohibited on the north side of Cascade Lakes Highway, including Meissner, Swampy, and Dutchman Sno-Parks. 
  • Cascade Lakes Welcome Station open from 10am-4pm, Friday to Sunday.  


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