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Winter Camping at Oregon Ski Areas

A selection of Oregon ski areas offer RV and camper parking right at the base of the slopes.
November 28, 2017

While slopeside lodging isn’t the norm at all Oregon ski areas, there is a fun affordable ski-in ski-out alternative in the form of RV and camper parking right at the base of the slopes. This service is offered by many ski areas across Oregon. Amenities can range from simply a designated parking area to full hookups and dedicated 24-hour facilities. The benefits are consistently plentiful including affordable slopeside lodging, easy first tracks, and the après ski camaraderie among fellow campers. Be sure to purchase an Oregon Sno-Park permit in advance.

Whether deep winter or the warmer days of spring, anytime is a great time to try out ski camping. Use this guide for a memorable ski weekend or a great road trip linking up ski areas along the way.

Ski Areas Offering Overnight Camping:

Get fresh tracks and incredible alpine views at Mt. Hood Meadows, which offers 14 overnight RV spaces in the main lot for self-contained RVs (no hookups or facilities) available on a first come, first served basis.

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Hoodoo Ski Area offers 32 RV sites with electrical hookups, plus 24-hour facilities including restrooms and showers. Hoodoo accepts reservations for the hookup sites and also offers pricing for non-hookup sites. The resort is open for skiing and snowboarding Thursday through Monday.

Mt. Bachelor offers overnight self-contained (no hookups) RV parking in the West Village lot with 24-hour facilities including showers available. There is a seven night consecutive maximum stay.

Willamette Pass offers electrical hook-ups for the first ten RVs each day on a first come, first served basis for $10. The resort operates Thursday through Sunday with a seven night maximum stay.

Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort offers RV parking with outlets in the lower lot on a first come, first served basis. Facilities include restrooms. The resort is open Thursday through Sunday.

 

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Annie Fast
Annie Fast is the editor of SkiOregon.org and former editor of Transworld Snowboarding magazine. Annie writes about outdoor adventures from her home in Bend. She’s currently on the hunt for active outdoor adventures that include both her husband and toddler son.

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