Winter Conditions

Snow plow clearing a lot of snow from a road.


Please be aware that winter weather conditions may change rapidly on the forest, especially with forest roads and highways. You are strongly encouraged to contact your local forest district office for the most up-to-date information.  Please be aware that most Forest Service roads are impassable to conventional vehicles during the winter due to deep snow.  Forest Service roads are not maintained  or plowed for winter travel by conventional vehicles. 

Follow the links below for information on: 


Other Important Things to Know Before you Go

  • Snowmobiles are not allowed in wilderness areas 
  • Please pack out your garbage
  • Leash and clean up after your dog in Sno Parks


Attention Backcountry Travelers: Mt. Hood Meadows uses remote delivery systems including artillery for avalanche reduction. Avalanche control work may occur at anytime within the Mt. Hood Meadows ski area boundary.