Conditions Report

Complete Report

24 Hour Snowfall

0"

7 Day Snowfall

10"

Base Depth

19"

Mid-Mtn Depth

30"

Season Total

49"

Forest Service Interpretive Tours

FREE Interpretive Tours with a Forest Service Naturalist

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 8 years old and wear snowboots and warm winter clothing. No dogs. No infants in packs.

PROGRAM DATES

December 20, 2014 - January 4, 2015... DAILY (No tours on Christmas Day or New Year's Day)
January 10, 2014 - March 29, 2014... WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS 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 Northwest, 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!

MORE INFORMATION

Call the Snowshoe Hotline at 1-541-383-4055 for up-to-date information. 
Contact Karen Gentry at karen.gentry@discovernw.org or 1-541-383-4771 with questions or feedback.

FREE Ski or Ride with a Forest Service Naturalist

Ski or ride with a US Forest Service Naturalist for two runs on groomed, intermediate (blue square) trails. Learn about the forest, geology, wildlife and more! Intermediate skiers and riders please.

PROGRAM DATES

Saturdays & Sundays, December 20, 2014 - March 29, 2015

TIME

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.  No reservations required.

WHERE

Meet at the TOP of the Pine Marten Express lift just before 2:00 p.m.

COST

FREE for the tour, but a purchased lift ticket or pass is required
Donations accepted on behalf of non-profit partner, Discover Your Northwest, to fund this volunteer-based program

MORE INFORMATION

Call the Forest Service Hotline at 1-541-383-4055 for up-to-date information. 
Contact Karen Gentry at karen.gentry@discovernw.org with questions or feedback.


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!