Snowshoe Tours

Season: Winter

Join a US Forest Service Naturalist for FREE 90 minute interpretive tours. Learn about winter ecology at Mt Bachelor and the geology of Central Oregon, the Deschutes National Forest watershed and the plants and animals found throughout the area.

Please dress for the weather; snowshoes are provided and no previous experience is required. We do ask that participants be older than 10 years old and wear snowboots and warm winter clothing. No dogs. No infants in packs.

PROGRAM DATES

TBD - WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS (except Christmas and New Year's Day) and SCHOOL VACATIONS

TIME

10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  No reservations required.

WHERE

Please check-in 10-15 minutes prior to time of tour at the USFS snowshoe hut just outside the Guest Services building in West Village.

COST

FREE - snowshoes are provided, however, guests may wear their own if preferred. Donations accepted on behalf of non-profit partner, Discover Your Forest, to fund this volunteer-based program

GROUPS

Special tours available for schools and groups.  Contact Karen Gentry at karen.gentry@discovernw.org to register your group!

Discover the Thrill of the Chill - JUNIOR SNOW RANGER PROGRAM

PROGRAM DATES

Sundays during the winter season.

TBD

TIME

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  No reservations required.

WHERE

Please check-in 10-15 minutes prior to time of tour at the USFS snowshoe hut just outside the Guest Services building in West Village.

COST

FREE for the program. Donations accepted on behalf of non-profit partner, Discover Your Forest, to fund this volunteer-based program

AGE

Children of all ages are welcome.


Presented by the Bend Fort Rock Ranger District of the Deschutes National Forest and Mt. Bachelor, Inc.

Thanks to all the US Forest Service Volunteer Snowshoe Rangers who make this program at success!