Best Snowshoeing in Oregon

This list represents the most popular snowshoeing in Oregon. Use this list to plan your next Oregon snowshoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Trillium Lake Loop

    7 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    Trillium Lake is a classic winter sight, and not something you would expect to find so close to a highway. The wide sweep of the frozen lake surface lends a natural sense of drama that you might ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Trillium Lake is a classic winter sight, and not something you would expect to find so close to a highway. The wide sweep ...

  • #2 Mirror Lake

    6 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    Here’s a great little hike for several reasons. For starters, it’s a good alternative for those of you traveling to Mount Hood with skier friends who will be bashing their knees at the ski areas; ...
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Here’s a great little hike for several reasons. For starters, it’s a good alternative for those of you traveling to Mount ...

  • #3 Twin Lakes

    6 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    The Twins are a lovely pair of lakes in all seasons. They are nestled down in individual basins that are well insulated from foul mountain weather and highway noise. The two lakes also make a ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Twins are a lovely pair of lakes in all seasons. They are nestled down in individual basins that are well insulated from ...

  • #4 Tom, Dick and Harry Mountain

    5 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    Cross-country skiers avoid this route because it is steep, has multiple switchbacks, and often gets rutted out. This makes it a great spot for snowshoers since these difficulties seldom hinder ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Cross-country skiers avoid this route because it is steep, has multiple switchbacks, and often gets rutted out. This makes ...

  • #5 Frog Lake

    1 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    This route does a good job of clearing your head without requiring much of your legs, your preparation, or your ambition. It’s perfect for snowshoers with small children who need to get out and ...
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This route does a good job of clearing your head without requiring much of your legs, your preparation, or your ambition. ...

  • #6 Crater Lake Loop / Rim Drive

    2 Reviews

    Fort Klamath, OR

    This trip is one of Oregon’s classics, the kind that’s good to pull out of your braggart’s hat at a cocktail party. It’s a real commitment of time (allow 3 to 4 days), effort, and backcountry ...
    •  3 or 4 days
    •  33 miles
    •  Guide

    This trip is one of Oregon’s classics, the kind that’s good to pull out of your braggart’s hat at a cocktail party. It’s ...

  • #7 White River

    1 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    There are good reasons why this area is so popular. For starters, from the moment you get out of your car the view of Mount Hood is spectacular, and it just keeps getting better. It’s well worth ...
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    There are good reasons why this area is so popular. For starters, from the moment you get out of your car the view of Mount ...

  • #8 Crosstown Trail

    1 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    Take this great short trail if the weather is inclement or if you’ve got friends headed to the Multorpor Ski Area but you’d rather be out on your webs. It’s short enough that you’ll get a good ...
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Take this great short trail if the weather is inclement or if you’ve got friends headed to the Multorpor Ski Area but you’d ...

  • #9 Umpqua Hot Springs

    1 Reviews

    Roseburg, OR

    A series of soaking pools atop a 100-foot terrace that overlooks the North Umpqua River. Few hot springs in the Pacific Northwest are as scenic as Umpqua. Over thousands of years the mineral ...
    •  0.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A series of soaking pools atop a 100-foot terrace that overlooks the North Umpqua River. Few hot springs in the Pacific Northwest ...

  • #10 Cooper Spur

    1 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    Here’s another trip on Mount Hood’s east side that can either be a grueling push from freezing level or an exhilarating jaunt from a camp at Cloud Cap. You will travel way into the alpine ...
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Here’s another trip on Mount Hood’s east side that can either be a grueling push from freezing level or an exhilarating jaunt ...

  • #11 Lake of the Woods / High Lakes Trail

    1 Reviews

    Medford, OR

    In the summertime hikers and mountain bikers flock to this popular trail than runs through meadows of wildflowers. In the wintertime the scene changes dramatically; a hiker’s eyes are lifted ...
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    In the summertime hikers and mountain bikers flock to this popular trail than runs through meadows of wildflowers. In the ...

  • #12 Barlow Pass

    0 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    This route is a great cross-country hike that uses the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. In crossing from Twin Lakes over to the Barlow Pass area, you’ll see a lot of the rugged wilderness ...
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This route is a great cross-country hike that uses the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. In crossing from Twin Lakes over ...

  • #13 Edison Butte - AC/DC Shelter

    1 Reviews

    Bend, OR

    The Edison Butte Trails are relatively recent additions to the already dense central Oregon trails network. But you’ll soon see why locals love them. For one, they take pressure off of the busy ...
    •  5.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Edison Butte Trails are relatively recent additions to the already dense central Oregon trails network. But you’ll soon ...

  • #14 Cloud Cap Inn

    0 Reviews

    Hood River, OR

    If you take the Tilly Jane Trail to the Cloud Cap Inn, you’ll encounter about 100 yards of relatively flat terrain on this trip—and that’s in the parking lot. Otherwise plan on a lot of uphill ...
    •  8 hours
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    If you take the Tilly Jane Trail to the Cloud Cap Inn, you’ll encounter about 100 yards of relatively flat terrain on this ...

  • #15 Maiden Peak

    1 Reviews

    Eugene, OR

    When asked to recommend a solid, challenging route near Willamette Pass, I’ll always answer “Maiden Peak!” This is a tough route, one that should not be undertaken lightly. It’s one of those ...
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    When asked to recommend a solid, challenging route near Willamette Pass, I’ll always answer “Maiden Peak!” This is a tough ...

  • #16 Aneroid Lake

    0 Reviews

    Wallowa Lake, OR

    Aneroid Lake shines like a gem in the midst of Wallowa Mountain splendor. Surrounded by rugged ridges, the lake gives you the feeling you’re in some godly amphitheater. All around you are the ...
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Aneroid Lake shines like a gem in the midst of Wallowa Mountain splendor. Surrounded by rugged ridges, the lake gives you ...

  • #17 Silcox Hut

    0 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    If you’re lucky, you can stretch the snowshoeing season and do this easy trip well into early summer. The glaciers above Timberline Lodge stick around so long that ski racers use the Palmer Snowfield ...
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    If you’re lucky, you can stretch the snowshoeing season and do this easy trip well into early summer. The glaciers above ...

  • #18 Salt Creek Summit Trails

    1 Reviews

    Joseph, OR

    These short but varying routes through the Wallowa Mountain foothills offer stellar views of surrounding mountain ranges, such as the Seven Devils range. The area was changed dramatically after ...
    •  2.9 miles
    •  Guide

    These short but varying routes through the Wallowa Mountain foothills offer stellar views of surrounding mountain ranges, ...

  • #19 Old McKenzie Pass (Highway 242)

    0 Reviews

    Sisters, OR

    This route leads you to the summit of the McKenzie Pass, where the views of the Three Sisters are superb. The mountains are so close you might think you could climb them without much extra effort. ...
    •  12.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This route leads you to the summit of the McKenzie Pass, where the views of the Three Sisters are superb. The mountains are ...

  • #20 Crater Rock

    0 Reviews

    Government Camp, OR

    Here’s a good challenge for those who want to take their snowshoes into the alpine zone of Mount Hood, Oregon’s highest peak. Although going farther up toward the summit of Mount Hood would require ...
    •  6 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Here’s a good challenge for those who want to take their snowshoes into the alpine zone of Mount Hood, Oregon’s highest peak. ...