Hyatt/Lake O'Woods Trail


This trail connects the Lake of the Woods and Hyatt Lake. South Brown Mountain Shelter is located about 0.25 mile south of the Hyatt/Lake O'Woods Trail via a marked spur trail just a short distance west of the junction with the Brown Mountain snowmobile trail. The shelter serves as a warming hut for snowmobilers and nordic skiers.

At a Glance

  • Dogs are not allowed on designated nordic ski trails on the Rogue River - Siskiyou National Forest and Winema National Forest.
Closest Towns:
  • Ashland, OR
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: High Cascades Ranger District

General Information


From Medford, OR, travel Highway 140 east to Summit Sno-Park located at milepoint 28.5. Summit Sno-Park has parking for about 5-7 vehicles.

From Medford, OR, travel Highway 140 east to Fish Lake Sno-Park located at milepoint 30.5. Fish Lake Sno-Park has restrooms, parking for 35 vehicles, a picnic shelter, and is located near the Fish Lake Resort (cabins, cafe, store). Please note that access to the snowmobile trails from Fish Lake Sno-Park is through the Campground. Please enter and exit only at the trailhead bulletin board and stay on the marked / groomed trail. By cooperating you will help protect young trees and vegetation planted in the campground.

From Ashland, OR, travel the Dead Indian Memorial Road east to Deadwood Sno-Park located at milepoint 22.  Deadwood Sno-Park has parking for 8-10 vehicles (Sno-Park permit required). There are no designated trails originating from Deadwood Sno-Park, but there are numerous Forest Roads in the vicinity.

From Ashland, OR, travel the Dead Indian Memorial Road east to Big Draw Sno-Park located at milepoint 26. Big Draw Sno-Park is an informal "pull-out" where a wide spot adjacent the road is occasionally plowed for parking (no permit required).

From Ashland, OR, travel the Dead Indian Memorial Road east to the Hyatt Lake / Lake O'Woods snowmobile trail that crosses the highway. Pederson Sno-Park is located about 0.5 mile east of the Jackson / Klamath County line. Pederson Sno-Park is another informal Sno-Park (no permit required) with limited parking. The Pederson Snowmobile Trail crosses the highway just west of the Sno-Park. The Pacific Crest Trail crosses the highway at the Pederson Sno-Park also. It is designated and marked for nordic skiing from the Sno-Park north to the South Brown Mountain Shelter. Snowmobilers can reach the shelter via the Pederson and Hyatt / Lake O'Woods trails.


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  Area/Length : 
32.0 miles

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