Blue Springs Summit Sno-Park

Area Status: Open
Blue Springs Summit Snowpark snow covered toilet and trailhead

The Blue Spring Summit Sno-Park is a year-round facility situated off of the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway. This centrally located site is used both as a snowmobile trailhead in the winter months and as the northern OHV trailhead for the Blue Mountain OHV Trail in the late spring through fall months.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site is not reservable.
Area Amenities: Accessible, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking
Fees: There is no fee or permit needed for this snow park. A State OHV permit is required to ride on the adjacent OHV trails and forest lands.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site.
Closest Towns: Sumpter (7 miles), Baker City, Oregon (36 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Whitman Ranger District

General Information


The parking area and toilet are accessible. The picnic table is not accessible.


From Baker City, OR, go south on Highway 7 for 26 miles to teh Sumpter Valley Highway; Turn right off of Highway 7 onto the Sumpter Valley Highway (State Highway 220) and go 10 miles; The Blue Mountain Summit Snopark is located at the top of the summit on the left.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


OHV Trail Riding

This is the northern trailhead for the Blue Mountain OHV trail.

An Oregon State OHV permit is reqiured to ride or operate an Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest lands in Oregon.

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing



Picnic tables: Table is not accessible
Parking: Large parking lot for 8-10 vehicles and trailers
Toilets: Vault toilet
Accessible: Accessible toilet

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