Andies Prairie Sno-Park

Area Status: Open
Photo: Children Sledding

So you want to play in the snow!

Andies Prairie is the only designated sledding and winter camping area in the Blue Mountains. This sledding area is located in a rock pit which has been shaped to provide sledding runs. Motorized vehicles are not allowed in the sledding or snow camping area from December 1 through April 1. 

Your safety is everyone’s concern. It is up to you to make sure you have a safe and satisfying sledding and camping experience. Please follow the safety tips, information and rules that are mentioned in this brochure and posted on information boards located just off the parking lot.  A Sno-Park permit is required to use this facility from November through April and can be purchased through the state Department of Motor Vehicles or their vendors.  For your safety use Sno-Park areas and do not park along the highway.

Rules for Safe Sledding

  • No Jumps
  • No Campfires in Sled Runs
  • Wear Proper Clothing
  • Be Cautious—Watch for Others
  • Be Careful of Runaway Sleds
  • No Sledding after Dark

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Vault toilet closed from May to October
Operational Hours: Oregon State Sno-Park Permits required November 1 through April 30.
Open Season: November 1 - April 30
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Tollgate, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Weston, Oregon: Travel approximately 26 miles east of Weston on Highway 204.  Andies Prairie Sno-Park will be on your left.

From Elgin, Oregon: Travel approximately 14 miles northwest of Elgin on Highway 204.  Andies Prairie Sno-Park will be on your right.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



Andies Prairie - This area is located just off of Oregon State Highway 204, seven miles east of Tollgate and offers a place for the whole family to play.  See our brochure.

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

See activity description under Sledding - Tubing.


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