Little Nash Sno-Park

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This sno-park  located one west of Santiam Junction along Highway 126/20 provides access to snowmobile trails and ski trail connections to the Potato Hill trails. The snow mobile route connects with Ray Benson Sno-Park via Santiam Wagon Road and Forest Service Road 2676 (Santiam Air Strip Trail). The ski trail is recommended for novice skiers.

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.

Click here for a map of Little Nash Sno-Park Nordic and Snowmobile Trails.


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: 3'6"-4'2" General Conditions: The snow pack at Little Nash Sno-Park is currently described as a few feet of condensing powder turning into a nice pack. A light crust from a sun event early Tuesday is about 6” below the surface. More powder will fall on top over the coming days. Current Hazards: Watch out for subsurface snow hazards. There are still many areas with rocks exposed. Be very careful when traveling off trail.
Permit Info: Sno-Park Permit Required
Open Season: November 1 - April 30
Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: McKenzie Bridge, OR
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District
57600 McKenzie Hwy
McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413

General Information


From McKenzie Bridge, OR, drive 28 miles northeast on Highway 126.  

After merging with Highway 20, take a right south into Little Nash Sno-Park

General Notes:

Snow level information: Santiam Junction Snotel

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3800 Feet