Located in Oregon, the snowmobiling in Bend offers more than a half-dozen beautiful snowmobile tracks. The best Bend snowmobiling based on popularity are considered to be Mt. Bachelor, Hoodoo, Paulina Lake, Crescent Lake, and Three Creek Sno Park. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Bend snowmobiling trail below.
West of Bend in the Deschutes National Forest, the Mount Bachelor area has 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails at elevations ranging from 4,000 to 8,000 feet. The trails roll through pine forest and up to the treeline on previously volcanic terrain. While snowmobiling around Mt Bachelor, keep an eye out for cross-country skiers who also use these trails.
South of Bend and east of La Pine in the Deschutes National Forest, the Paulina Lake area has 175 miles of groomed snowmobile trails at elevations ranging from 5,000 to 8,000 feet. The Paulina Lake snowmobiling trail system is maintained by the Lodgepole Dodgers snowmobile club based in La Pine.
South of Bend and northeast of Roseburg in the Deschutes National Forest, the Crescent Lake area has an extensive snowmobile trail system. This system connects to the south with the Diamond Lake trails and the Crater Lake - Annie Creek trails.
Northeast of Bend and southwest of Sisters in the Deschutes National Forest, the Three Creek Sno Park provides access to miles of ungroomed snowmobile trails. The trail system runs south to Mt Bachelor trail system.
Northwest of Bend and Sisters in the Deschutes National Forest, the Santiam Pass Winter Recreation Area has miles of snowmobile trails maintained by the Mt Jefferson Snowmobile Club. The trailhead is northwest of Sisters
East of Bend and south of Canyon City in the Malheur National Forest, the Idylwild Sno Park provides access to the southern half of the John Day snowmobile trail system. The sno park is on US395 south of Seneca.