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.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: McKenzie River Ranger District: Sno-Park is open November 1, 2017 – April 30, 2018. A Sno-Park permit is required. Conditions as of 3/13/18: The snow pack at Little Nash Sno-Park is currently described as dense, compacted snow. Snow depth: 16-20" Roads are clear. Watch out for subsurface snow hazards. **Melting snow, rain, and low temperatures are creating very slick icy conditions in the sno-parks! Use caution when traveling on these surfaces!
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

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