Deer Mountain / Chuck Best Snowmobile Park

Area Status: Open
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Warming Hut Interior at Dee Mountain

Eight campsites and five picnic sites are popular in summer and the cozy warming hut and extensive system of groomed snowmobile trails attract snow enthusiasts in winter.  Volunteers from the Mt Shasta Sno-Mobilers Club are active on the forest.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Check the Trail Conditions Report for snow and grooming information.
Rentals & Guides: Snowmobile rentals are available on site from The Fun Factory.  For information and reservations call (530) 926-5387 or visit www.FunFactoryRentals.com
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No fee
Permit Info: Proper registration for all snowmobiles is required.
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: Winter
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only in developed and congested areas. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Weed
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center:  

General Information

Parking:

 Winter overnight parking for RVs available.  Watch overhead for low-hanging branches.


Directions:

From I-5 in Weed, CA travel northwest on US Hwy 97 approx 17 miles to Forest Road 42N12/Deer Mtn Road/ Forest Road 19. Turn east approx 4 miles to the Deer Mountain Snowpark.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Winter Sports

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Mushing/Skijoring

Deer Mountain Snowpark is the heart of winter sports for northern California. The warming hut welcomes all winter users and the trails are shared with snowmobiles, skiers and snowshoers. The Klamath, Shasta Trinity and Modoc National Forests combine efforts in winter to manage a tri-forest area of over 250 miles of snowmobile trails. Deer Mountain provides access from the western side of the Goosenest District to this extensive trail system. A paved parking area suitable for RV's, a warming hut and loading ramp are provided.

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Deer Mountain Snowpark is the heart of winter sports for northern California. The warming hut welcomes all winter users and the trails are shared with snowmobiles, skiers and snowshoers. The Klamath, Shasta Trinity and Modoc National Forests combine efforts in winter to manage a tri-forest area of over 250 miles of snowmobile trails. Deer Mountain provides access from the western side of the Goosenest District to this extensive trail system. A paved parking area suitable for RV's, a warming hut and loading ramp are provided.

Warming SheltersYes
Base ConditionsCheck the Trail Conditions Report for snow and grooming information.
 
Fees: No fee
Permit: A current California Campfire Permit is required year round to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire outside of developed areas. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire.

Snowmobiling

Deer Mountain Snowpark is the heart of snowmobiling for northern California. The Klamath, Shasta Trinity and Modoc National Forests combine efforts in winter to manage a tri-forest area of over 250 miles of snowmobile trails. Deer Mountain provides access from the western side of the Goosenest District to this extensive trail system. A paved parking area suitable for RV's, a warming hut and loading ramp are provided. The warming hut welcomes all winter users and the trails are shared with dog sleds, skiers and snowshoers.

Warming SheltersYes
Base ConditionsCheck the Trail Conditions Report for snow and grooming information.
Fees: No fee
Permit: A current California Campfire Permit is required year round to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire outside of developed areas. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire.
Rental info: Snowmobile rentals are available on site from The Fun Factory. For information and reservations call (530) 926-5387 or visit www.funfactoryrentals.com/

Amenities

Picnic tables
Toilets
Parking
Tent camping
Camping trailer
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
Tri-Forest trails system includes over 250 miles of groomed trails.

  Latitude : 
41.5685

  Longitude : 
-122.1353

  Elevation : 
5500'

 



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