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Winter Recreation Hoodoo Ski Area


On the crest of Santiam Pass on Highway 20, Hoodoo Ski Area is the


oldest ski area in the Central Cascades. With a full service lodge and five chairlifts, Hoodoo Ski Area is a place for the whole family. Little Nash Sno Park


Little Nash Trail - Difficulty: Easiest, Length: Round trip 1.4 miles, Type: Ski trail. Santiam Airstrip Trail - Difficulty: Easiest / More Difficult, Length: Each way 7.3 miles, Type: Snowmobile trail. Potato Hill Sno Park


Hash Brown Loop - Difficulty: Easiest / More Difficult, Length: Round trip 3.5 miles, Type: Ski trail.


Ray Benson Sno Park


Located just south of Santiam Pass on Big Lake Road, 32 miles north- east of McKenzie Bridge, this sno park is situated at 4700 feet elevation. Circle Lake Trail - Difficulty: More Difficult, Length: Loop trip 7.5 miles via North Loop and South Loop, Type: Ski trail. Cross-District Trail - Difficulty: More Difficult, Length: 11.7 miles,


Big Lake to Hwy 242; 35 miles from Big Lake to Three Creek Lake, Type: Snowmobile trail. Fireline Loop - Difficulty: More Difficult, Length: Round trip 4.9 miles. Type: Snowmobile trail. North Loop - Difficulty: More Difficult, Length: Loop trip 3.8 miles, Type: Ski trail. Pacific Crest Trail - Difficulty: Most Difficult, Length: Loop trip 6.5 miles via North Loop and South Loop, Type: Ski trail. Sand Mountain Loop - Difficulty: Easiest, Length: Round trip 10 miles, Type: Snowmobile trail. South Loop - Difficulty: Easiest / More Difficult, Length: Round trip 5.0 miles, Type: Ski trail. Toll Station - Difficulty: More Difficult, Length: 6.3 miles one way Round trip 5.0 miles, Type: Snowmobile trail. Two Buttes Cut-Off - Difficulty: More Difficult / Most Difficult,


Length: Loop trip 5.2 miles via North Loop and South Loop, Type: Ski trail.


Collecting, preserving and interpreting Lane County’s rich heritage Open


Tues through Sat 10 am to 4 pm


740 W 13th Ave., Eugene 541-682-4242


info@lanecountyhistoricalsociety.org


McKenzie Watershed Council Vlunt y P tnr


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• Restore fish & wildlife habitat • Protect water quality • Promote public awareness • Monthly meetings on watershed issues


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Bridge, this snopark is situated at 4,700 feet elevation. Facilities: winter trail orientation sign, parking area, restroom and tubing hill. Attractions: Santiam Sno Park is best known for the snow play area


Located at the top of Santiam Pass, 30 miles northeast of McKenzie Santiam Sno Park


located there. The Santiam Snowplay Area is currently the only recom- mended tubing site on the Santiam Pass. The run is cleared of trees for your safety. Some safety thoughts to remember when tubing: * Use only inner tubes or saucers on this slope. * Wait your turn and


watch out for others. * Jumps are dangerous, so don’t build or use them. * When you reach the end of your run, get out of the way immediately. * Stay to the sides of the run when not tubing. Santiam Sno Park also provides cross-country skiing and snowshoe ac-


Located just south of Santiam Pass on Big Lake Road, 32 miles northeast of McKenzie Bridge. Two restrooms, warming hut, orienta- tion maps, staging area with snub posts for sled dogs. Concessions and telephone are located nearby at Hoodoo Ski Area. Skiing/Snowshoeing


Circle Lake Trail, North Loop, Pacific Crest Trail ~ Winter, Sand Mountain Loop, South Loop, and Two Buttes Cut-Off. Snowmobiling: Cross-District Trail, Fireline Loop, and Sand Moun- tain Loop.


Mushing/Skijoring: Sand Mountain Loop. Sledding/Tubing


ers. Jumps are dangerous, so don’t build or use them. When you reach the end of your run, get out of the way immediately. Evaluate conditions and play within your limits.


Use only inner tubes or saucers. Wait your turn and watch out for oth- Santiam Sno-Park


Parking is at the west side snowgate on Hwy. 242 which is a short walk to the inner tube hill. Snow park permits are not needed. It is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends, Christmas break


Camp White Branch


(except Christmas Day), Martin Luther King Day and President’s Day when the snow conditions are satisfactory. There is an entry fee. A snack bar is available for food, snacks and hot


and cold drinks. The historic lodge is a place to get out of the cold and visit with friends.


Floyd Prozanski


State Senator District 4 Serving the


Upper McKenzie Valley


Capitol Phone: 503-986-1704 District Phone: 541-342-2447


sen.floydprozanski@state.or.us


900 Court St. NE., S-417 Salem, OR, 97301


cess to the Pacific Crest Trail in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness. The route is not marked beyond the wilderness boundary. Ray Benson Sno-Park


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