|Perkinstown Ski and Snowshoe Trail
The Perkinstown Winter Sports Area is famous for
its all around outdoor fun including the tubing hill that is operated
by Taylor County, who also maintains and grooms the 25.8 Km of
trails located on National Forest lands.
During the winter, updates on the condition of this
trail can be found at the Cross
Country Ski Trail Report. The trail is maintained by under special use permit by the Taylor County Parks and Grounds Department. An update on the trail can also be found at: http://www.medfordwis.com/perkinstown_winter_sports_area.htm
Trail Lengths: Grouse Loop - 4.1 Km; Hemlock
Loop - 5.1 Km, Beaver Loop - 12.5 Km; Beginner Loop - 0.8 Km;
Tower Loop - 3.3 Km.
What to Expect: The scenic trails flow over
wooded rolling hills. Ski
rental packages are available at the nearby chalet that is owned
and operated by Taylor County. Cozy up to the fireplace or satisfy
your hunger with hot foods and hot or cold beverages.
Perkinstown Trailheads: From the intersection
of State Highways 13 and 64 in Medford, drive 16 miles west on
Highway 64. Turn right (north) on Forest Road 119 and drive 4.1
miles. The parking lot for the west loops is on the left (west)
side of the road. Continue north for 0.3 miles to reach the road
for the Chalet.
SKI AND SNOWSHOE TRAIL MAP