Grande Ronde Sno-Park

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Snowmobile trailhead with view of snowy mountain in background

The Grande Ronde Sno-Park is located adjacent to the Elkhorn Scenic Byway (Forest Road 73) near Anthony Lake. The sno-park extends from the Anthony Lake Ski Area to the Grande Ronde Sno-Park trailhead about 1 mile down the road. Popular with snowmobilers, snowshoers and Nordic skieers, the facility has vault toilet and a pull-through parking area. As a multi-use site, the snowmobile trails are maintained in partnership with the local clubs, and the Sno-Park is plowed under an agreement with the Oregon Department of Transporation. A Sno-Park permit is required to use this facility in the winter season.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Current Conditions
Operational Hours: This designated day-use site is open for use from 6 am to 10 pm, and overnight camping is not allowed as per 36 CFR 261.16 (e).
Reservations: This site is not reservable.
Area Amenities: Fee charged for some activities,Toilets,Parking
Fees An Oregon State Sno-Park permit is required to use this facility in the winter season.
Open Season: November
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
Closest Towns: Baker City, Oregon (35 miles), La Grande, Oregon (46 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Whitman Ranger District

General Information


From Baker City, OR, head north on Highway 30 toward Haines approximately 10 miles; In Haines turn left and follow the Anthony Lake Highway signs (turns into Forest Road 73) for 25 miles to the Anthony Lake Recreation Area; Go past the Anthony Lake Ski Area about 1 mile to the Sno-park which is on the right side of the road.

Recreation Map

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Winter Sports

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Toilets Vault toilet
Parking Pull through parking for trailers, RVs
Fee charged for some activities State Sno-Park permit required