Add to My Oregon Road Trip

Just about any place you find on TravelOregon.com can be added to your own Oregon Roadtrippers Account. Find out how.


TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating based on 2 reviews

Get on the road with Roadtrippers

Roadtrippers Logo

We’ve partnered with Roadtrippers to provide a great way to plan a trip around Oregon. So start planning your next road trip to here, there or pretty much anywhere in Oregon.

Warner Canyon is a ski area previously within the Fremont National Forest, on land now owned by Lake County.  It was opened in 1938 and is one of the oldest operating ski areas in Oregon.

It is located 4 miles (6 km) northeast of Lakeview, a driving distance of 9.4 miles (15.1 km). There is one chair lift serving the hill, and the facilities are operated and maintained by the non-profit Fremont Highlander Ski Club. The lift is a triple chair, with two landings. Total vertical rise is 732 feet (223 m), with mostly intermediate terrain.

Warner Canyon is an old fashion ski hill founded in the spirit of the old west, created and run by local volunteers where the only goal was having some fun during the long cold winter.  Because we strive to keep costs to an absolute minimum, our carbon foot-print is relatively low.  Our lodge is heated by solar and woody biomass sustainably harvested from our property.  We don’t waste precious water and energy on snowmaking, rather rely on the snow that god provides.  We rebuild parts for our lift whenever we can and reuse, remanufacture and fix everything else.  Even our lift was bought from another resort and is enjoying a second useful life in Lakeview.  When we can’t reuse, we recycle what we can in a rural setting.

Warner Canyon sports a rustic day lodge with a kitchen/snack bar, dining area, and covered observation deck.  Visitors can order an affordable lunch or bring their own food.  Tail-gate lunch parties are common in the parking area.

New handicap-accessible restrooms were constructed in 2003 adjacent to the lodge.

What’s around here? Location & Nearby Things to See & Do

These maps and directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, or other events may cause road conditions to differ from the map results. For travel options, weather and road conditions, visit tripcheck.com, call 511 (in Oregon only), 800.977.6368 or 503.588.2941.

Flag as Incorrect

Is any of the information on this page incorrect?

Other Opinions Ratings & Reviews

  • TripAdvisor Rating
    Based on 2 reviews

A related Trip Idea

  1. Winter Memories

    written by Eileen Garvin on November 13th, 2013

    What’s your first, best memory of winter? Maybe you stood in the yard watching the white flakes spiral down out of the dark sky. Perhaps you recall the inaugural snowman rolled back and forth across the yard, one mittened hand at a time. Or was it…

Sign up for the Outdoors Newsletter

Outdoor news is the insider’s guide to Oregon’s outside. We deliver the scoop on hidden hiking trails, backroad and backcountry biking, pristine rivers, and powdery slopes. (delivered odd-numbered months)

css.php
Close

Sign up for the

Travel Oregon

Newsletter

Stay in touch and get the inside scoop for your next Oregon adventure. We'll deliver Oregon stories, itineraries, contests and ideas of where to eat + drink and get outdoors and explore - right to your inbox, every month.

Success! You're all signed up to receive Oregon trip ideas delivered right to your inbox.

Hmm, something went wrong, please try later.

can't wait to hear from us?

Follow us Online