Potato Hill Sno-Park

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located 2 miles east of the Highway 22 junction, adjacent to Highways 20/126. Hash Brown Loop connects with the Nash Potato Trail, offering a shuttle opportunity between Potato Hill and Little Nash Sno-Park.  

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: logging activities (falling and hauling) will be taking place from 02/22/18 – 03/19/18. For public safety Potato Hill Sno-Park will be closed for the duration of this period and public access into the project area will be prohibited during the closure period. All areas affected by this closure are located within Linn County, Oregon T13S, R7E, Section 24, Forest roads 2600830 Potato Hill Sno-Park Road. **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
Closest Towns: McKenzie Bridge, OR
Information Center: McKenzie River Ranger District
57600 McKenzie Hwy
McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413

General Information

General Notes:

National Weather Service Forecast


From McKenzie Bridge, OR, drive 32 miles northeast on Highway 126.  

East of Santiam Junction, before reaching Lost Lake, turn right to go south into Potato Hill Sno-Park at the entrance to Forest Road 890. 


Pulling into and out of the lot can be dangerous, especially if you are crossing traffic to do so. Try to avoid crossing traffic at this area if possible. Watch for pedestrians in the sno-park.

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