Oak Hill Snow Play Area

  

Snowed fenced area and Oak Hill Snow Play sign

The Oak Hill Snow Play Area is located on the site of an old alpine ski area (operated during the 1950s). There are two separate sledding runs; one is long and steep and the other shorter and easier for beginners.

FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL, ONLY SLEDS OF FLEXIBLE MATERIAL ARE ALLOWED. METAL, WOOD OR HARD, RIGID SLEDS OR DEVICES ARE PROHIBITED.

  1. Be sure there is sufficient snow to cover rocks, stumps and cinders before using the area. This usually requires a minimum of one foot of snow.
  2. If the area is crowded, there is more risk of collisions or other accidents.
  3. Speed is the most dangerous factor. Don't go so far up the hill until you know what your speed will be like.
  4. Make sure the entire run is clear before you start. Small children at the bottom of the hill are in a dangerous place.
  5. Building jumps on the sliding run is dangerous and not allowed.
  6. More than one person on tubes or tubes linked together is dangerous.

It is possible to have fun and be safe at the safe time. Please be considerate of others.

Oak Hill Snow Play Area Access Map

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General Information

Directions:

Location: The Oak Hill Snow Play Area is located about 10 miles east of Williams on Historic Route 66. A parking area for 20 cars is located just off Historic Route 66.

Access #1: From Williams, go about 8 miles east on I-40 to the Pitman Valley exit #171. After exiting, turn left to cross over the freeway and then immediately turn to the right (east) onto Historic Route 66; go about 2 miles to the snow play area on your right (watch for signs).

Access #2: From Flagstaff, take I-40 west 16 miles to the Parks exit #178. Turn right and go to Historic Route 66. Turn left on to Historic Route 66 and continue 4 miles to the Oak Hill Snow Play Area on your left.

Road Conditions: Paved road, plowed all winter and suitable for passenger vehicles.


General Notes:

The warming shelter among the trees at the Oak Hill Snow Play AreaThere is a warming shelter at the bottom of the hill with a fire circle and picnic tables. Toilet facilities are available. 

Safe capacity at one time for the area is about 100 people. Even with this number, if a few are rowdy or inconsiderate of others, the risk of accidents increases.Snowy hillside and fence around the top of the hill at the Oak Hill Ski Play Area


Parking:

Parking are limited to approximately 25 spaces in the lot. Parking is NOT allowed alongside of the historic Route 66 near the Snow Play and Keyhole Sink Trail.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
35.25875

  Longitude : 
-112.01163

  Elevation : 
7100'

 



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