Frog Lake Sno-Park/Trailhead

Area Status: Open
Cross country skiers in powder at Frog lake trailhead.

Picnic tables, garbage, and restroom facilities are available during summer months. In addition, a hitching pole for horses is available. With Mt. Hood visible from Frog Lake, this is a very popular trailhead with hikers in spring, summer and fall.

Provides access toFrog Lake Trail #530, Pacific Crest Trail #2000 and Frog Lake Butte Trail #484.

In the winter this area is a popular Sno-Park for snowmobiles, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and dog sledding. No snowmobiles allowed on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail.

Large parking area covered in snow but recently plowed, with some scattered vehicles parked. Vault toilets covered in snow

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Read the Winter Conditions Report for the latest update.
Fees: $5/vehicle/day from May 1 to October 31.
Permit Info: State of Oregon Sno-Park permit required November 1 through April 30.
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: No bikes or snowmobiles allowed on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Closest Towns: Government Camp, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Yes
Passes: Recreation Passes may be used as a form of day-use fee payment (May 15 - Oct. 1).
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood River Ranger District: 541-352-6002

General Information


From Portland, OR take Highway 26 east past the junction with Highway 35 to the Frog Lake Sno Park. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Horse Camping


Trail grooming for snowmobiles, dog sledding and winter ATV.

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Be aware of snowmobiles, dog sledding and winter ATV on the groomed trails.


Snowmobile trails groomed by the Mt. Hood Snowmobile Club

Related Information

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