Santiam Sno-Park

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This sno-park located 5 miles east of Santiam Junction on Highway 126/20 offers access to the Pacific Crest Trail and one of only 2 tubing hills on the forest - the only recommended tubing and sledding hill in the Santiam Pass area. 

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: McKenzie River Ranger District: Sno-Park is open November 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019. A Sno-Park permit is required. Amount of Snow: 6'6" - 7'6" The snow pack at Santiam Sno-Park is currently described as a few feet of condensed snow at the base with less consolidation towards the surface (you can still post hole to a decent depth) and a few inches of powder on top. A sun crust is expected to form over the next week. The wind continues to push things around. Current Hazards: Watch out for compacted and/or sun impacted snow conditions. These can increase speed of a sled to very dangerous levels. Most sleds and all tubes are non-directional devices, so be very careful in choosing a lane to sled down. DO NOT BUILD JUMPS AT THE SANTAIM SNO-PLAY AREA!
Permit Info: Sno-Park Permit Required
Open Season: November 1 - April 30
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: For the safety of other users, please do not build jumps at the santaim sno-play area.
Closest Towns: McKenzie Bridge, OR
Restroom: Yes
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District
57600 McKenzie Hwy
McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413

General Information

General Notes:

Snow level information: Hogg Pass Snotel



From McKenzie Bridge, OR, drive 38 miles northeast on Highway 126 to Santiam Pass.  

Turn left north onto Forest Road 893 to enter Santiam Sno-park.

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4800 Feet