Wanoga Snow Play Area Sno-Park


Area Status: Temporarily Closed

This increasingly favored sno-park provides access to both motorized and non-motorized dog-friendly trails, as well as opportunities for sledding and tubing. This is also a popular area for summer mountain biking.

A map of the nordic trails can be found here.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: August 28, 2023 - Wanoga SnoPark is temporarily closed to support firefighting operations for the Petes Lake Fire. There is no threat from the Petes Lake Fire to this locations. Please respect closure to allow firefighters to focus on firefighting efforts.
Operational Hours: Visit our Deschutes National Forest SnoPark page for more information.
Permit Info: Sno-Park Permit required November 1 - April 30.
Restrictions:
  • Dogs must be on leash in sno-park and on the sledding hill.
  • Snowmobiles are prohibited in the snow play area.
  • Vehicles parked in the Wanoga Snow Play Area may not exceed 24’ in length.
  • No trailer parking in the Wanoga Snow Play Area.
  • The Wanoga Snow Play Area is intended as a sledding hill and is not designed for snowboarding, skiing or building jumps.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet

General Information

General Notes:

For more information call Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District Office:

  • 541-383-5300

Directions:

From Bend, OR: Travel west on Cascade Lakes Highway (46) approx. 15 miles.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Access to many trails and roads south of the Cascade Lakes Highway.

Tumalo Trail Systems Map (pdf)

Sledding/Tubing

Be sure to observe the established sledding safety guidelines and park according to posted directions. The lot is designed for diagonal parking in four rows (two rows each lobe of the lot) with a one-way center travel lane.

Warming Shelters In the snow play area next to the restroom is a warming shelter that is wired for electricity.

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

 View a map here. (PDF)

Snowmobiling

Access to over 180 miles of groomed snowmobile trails between Crescent Lake and Santiam Pass.

View a map here.

Warming Shelters There is a warming shelter between Wanoga and Three Creek Sno-Park  The shelter was built and is operated by the Central Oregon Snowbusters and Sisters Sno-Go-Fers snowmobile clubs.

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.98444

  Longitude : 
-121.54107

  Elevation : 
5500