Current Conditions


Winter Trail Highlights

  • Several winter storms have passed through Central Oregon over the last few weeks, adding 3-4’ of new snow in the high country.
  • As of 3/6, all area SnoParks have adequate snow coverage.
  • Volunteer trail grooming is in progress. 
  • Approximately 70% of the temporary snow poles in the Dutchman-Moon Mountain area have been installed. Trail and boundary navigation can be difficult on trails and areas lacking these poles.
  • Many low elevation trails are snowy and muddy, or wet and muddy.  Please do not ride, hike or run on muddy trails.
  • Temporary closure on Storm King and Grand Slam due to logging.  (See inside for more details.)
  • Dogs are prohibited on the north side of Cascade Lakes Highway, including Meissner, Swampy and Dutchman Sno-Parks.
  • Until April 1st, winter trails that co-exist on summer roads are closed to motor vehicles.    
  • Northwest Forest Passes required at various trailheads and day use sites.
  • Cascade Lakes Welcome Station CLOSED for the winter season.
  • Hwy 46 (Cascade Lakes Highway), FR 370, FR 21 and the road to Tumalo Falls (FR 4603) are all closed for the winter season.


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