Maxwell Sno-Park

Area Status: Open

One of the busier sno-parks in the Santiam winter recreation area, Maxwell Sno-Park is located 3.5 miles west of Santiam Junction on state Highway 22. There is 25 miles of trails from easy to more difficult. Some trails through old growth forest and some offer views of Maxwell Butte, Three Finger Jack and Duffy Butte.

Mountain View Shelter can also be accessed from several trails. From the shelter on a clear day, visitors can see Mount Washington and the North Sister as well as Three Finger Jack, which is just five or six miles away.

Know Before You Go in Winter: Tips on how to plan ahead and prepare for your trip to ensure the best possible time for you and others who will be sharing the snow with you.

At a Glance

Permit Info: Sno-Park Permit Required
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Detroit, OR
Information Center: Detroit Ranger District
44125 North Santiam Highway SE
Detroit, OR 97342

General Information

General Notes:

Snow level information: Santiam Junction Snotel


From Detroit, Oregon, head east on Highway 22 for 29 miles to Maxwell Sno-park on the left side of the highway. 

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3700 Feet - 3800 Feet