Bulletin Staff Report

Two of Deschutes County’s high-elevation roads will close for the season next Monday.

The Deschutes County Road Department announced Tuesday that it plans to close the Cascade Lakes Highway and Paulina Lake Road at 8 a.m. on Monday.

Beginning that day, Cascade Lakes Highway 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, according to a news release from Deschutes County. Paulina Lake Road will be closed at the gate to Ten Mile Sno-park, which will restrict access to Paulina and East Lake, according to the release.

Both facilities will remain closed through the winter. The road department is planning to reopen both roads prior to Memorial Day, weather permitting.

For more information, please contact the Deschutes County Road Department at 541-388-6581.