Little John Sno-Park & Campground


Area Status: Open

This site is primarily a shared use winter recreation area, but also has a campground for use in the summer. Information board, warming shelter and a vault toilet are available. Room for 40 vehicles. Trailer parking allowed.

Winter

The snow play hill is limited to inner tubes and sliding discs only. No sleds, toboggans, snowboards, skis, snowmobiles, etc. Please read safety information posted on the information board at the snow play hill. Many serious injuries occur here due to unsafe behavior.

Safety recommendations:

  • Adult supervision at all times
  • Everyone, but especially children under 12, should wear helmets when enjoying winter sports
  • Only one tube on a run at a time
  • Walk up the hill on the sides to avoid collisions

Summer

Little John Campground is open for first come, first served camping during summer months and is managed by the Forest Service. While use can be heavy in the winter, it's generally less busy during the summer months.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Read the Winter Conditions Report for the latest update.
Reservations: Campground use is first come, first served during summer months.
Fees: Winter: Sno-park permit required.
Summer: Campground fees are $10/campsite/night. Cash or check only.
Permit Info: State of Oregon Sno-Park permit required November 1 through April 30.
Restrictions: Only tubes or plastic sleds allowed on hill. PROHIBITED: Snowmobiles, sleds, toboggans, skis, and snowboards.
Closest Towns: Hood River, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Hood River Ranger District: (541) 352-6002

General Information

Directions: 30 miles south of Hood River on Oregon Highway 35.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Camping is allowed on a first come, first served basis from about May through October each year. Fee for a campsite is $10/night.

Sledding/Tubing

Please read safety information posted on the information board at the snow play hill. Many serious injuries occur here due to unsafe behavior.

Mushing/Skijoring

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Snowmobiling

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.37222222

  Longitude : 
-121.5647222

  Elevation : 
3700