Winter Recreation Area: Willamette Pass (Hwy 58)

  

A person on snowshoes travels a path through deep snow surrounded by snow covered trees

When you’re tired of the rain, grab your thermos, cross-country skis, snowshoes or sleds and head up into the hills! Winter recreation opportunities in the Willamette Pass area include a system of backcountry trails and winter shelters.

Skiing/Snowboarding

Willamette Pass Ski Area is located 66 miles from Eugene, Oregon and offers a wide variety of activities the whole family will enjoy including downhill skiing, snowboarding, and Nordic trails.

A person riding a snowmobile through a snowy winter landscape

Sno-Parks: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling

You can snowshoe, cross-country ski, and snowmobile from several sno-park locations in this winter recreation area. Popular sno-parks include Waldo Lake Road (cross country skiing and snowmobiling), Salt Creek Falls (cross country skiing), and Gold Lake Road (cross country skiing).

More Information

A detailed map of the area is available for purchase from any of our offices or from our Maps & Publications section.

If you're looking for more information contact or visit one of our ranger stations to find maps, guidebooks and staff available to supply information of area recreation, road conditions and more.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: ODOT Road Camera US58 at Willamette Pass (looking east)
ODOT Road Camera US58 at Willamette Pass (looking west)

National Weather Service Current Conditions and Forecast
ODOT Sno-Park Information
Permit Info: You must have a valid Sno-Park permit displayed in the windshield of your vehicle if you park in designated winter recreation parking areas (Sno-Parks) between November 1 and April 30. Sno-park permits are sold at all DMV offices and by permit agents in resorts, sporting goods stores and other retail outlets. 
Open Season: November 1
Closest Towns: Oakridge, OR
Westfir, OR

General Information

General Notes:

Willamette Pass Sno-Parks

Willamette Pass Ski Area


Parking:

You must have a valid Sno-Park permit displayed in the windshield of your vehicle if you park in designated winter recreation parking areas (Sno-Parks) between November 1 and April 30. Sno-park permits are sold at all DMV offices and by permit agents in resorts, sporting goods stores and other retail outlets. 


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.6017897

  Longitude : 
-122.0316986

  Elevation : 
5,390 feet