A carriage ride through Central Oregon in winter.With summer slowly fading into the background, travelers are looking ahead to the rest of the year. For a peaceful but memorable vacation, consider visiting Central Oregon in the winter. Located on 1,800 stunning acres, Black Butte Ranch is the perfect destination for any winter getaway. Not only will you have a cozy place to call home, but there’s no shortage of winter activities to enjoy right at the ranch.

The Top 5 Winter Activities at Our Central Oregon Resort

On average, Sisters experiences about 16 inches of snow and daily high temperatures averaging around the mid-40s. These conditions are ideal for anyone looking to explore all the fun snowy activities offered at our Central Oregon resort.

Whether you’re planning a family getaway over winter break or a romantic escape for two, there is something for everyone to enjoy. If you’re missing any equipment, stop by the Glaze Meadow Rental Shop to check out our rentals.

  1. Go cross-country skiing around Big Meadows Golf Course on the groomed trails. This activity requires a minimum of six inches of snow.
  2. Strap on your snowshoes and take in the beauty of Black Butte Ranch on the Big Meadow Golf Course trails or the other 18 miles of paved trails found on the property.
  3. Feel the wind in your face as you rush down the sledding hill found west of the Glaze Meadow Golf Course’s parking lot on Ponderosa. 
  4. Settle in for a movie night with a delicious cup of hot chocolate. Up your hot chocolate game by creating a hot chocolate bar, complete with unique toppings.
  5. Browse our events calendar, which is filled with memorable annual festivities. Popular events include carriage rides, a Christmas dinner, and a special New Year’s Eve dinner.

While not on-site, no winter vacation to this region of Oregon is complete without spending time at HooDoo Ski Area. We are the official lodging partner for this family-friendly ski area found only 13 miles away. 

Start Planning Your Winter Getaway

The exterior of a vacation rental to stay at when visiting Oregon in winter.There’s something magical about Oregon in winter, and the best way to experience it for yourself is by booking your stay at Black Butte Ranch. Our full-service resort in Sisters has everything you need for a vacation that’ll leave you with lifelong memories.

In addition to incredible on-site activities, we offer a wide range of vacation homes. From budget-friendly Lodge rooms to spacious homes, our inventory includes something for everyone. Be sure to check out our other on-site amenities, like delicious dining options and a relaxing spa. Call 866-901-2961 for more information about booking your stay or special offers.