Winter road closures
Winter Closure of Cascade Lakes Highway
The Deschutes County Road Department will be performing the annual winter closure of the Cascade Lakes Highway at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 7. The road will be closed west of Mount Bachelor between the snow gates at Dutchman Flat and Deschutes Bridge at the intersection with Forest Service Road 4270. This portion of the Cascade Lakes Highway will be closed through the winter and will be targeted for reopening prior to Memorial Day, weather permitting.
Winter Closure for Paulina Lake Road
The Deschutes County Road Department will be performing the annual winter closure of Paulina Lake Road (Road 21) at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 6. The road will be closed at the ten-mile snow park gate, thereby restricting access to Paulina and East Lake. Paulina Lake Road will be closed through the winter and will be targeted for reopening during the last week of May.
For additional information, please contact the Deschutes County Road Department at (541) 388-6581 or Operations Manager Tom Shamberger at (541) 322-7120.