Winter Seasonal Road Status


All roads and trails south of Lockwood Valley Road have been opened as January 29. This includes Alamo Mtn, Frazier Mtn, Lockwood Creek and Grade Valley/Mutau area and associated connector trails. Some of these roads close during the winter when there is wet weather and snow. Contact the ranger station for current status.

  • Grade Valley Rd (open)
  • Fraizer Mountain (open)
  • Alamo Mountain (open)
  • Goldhill to Piru Creek (open)
  • Mt. Pinos Rd up to Chula Vista Parking area and Campground (open) 

Open Campgrounds

  • Chula Vista walk-in Campground
  • Ballinger Campground and OHV area
  • Reyes Creek

Temporarily Closed Roads

  • Cerro Noroeste/Mt Abel
  • Marian/Caballo
  • Rancho Nuevo/Tinta
  • Santa Barbara Cyn/West Dry Cyn

Additional Los Padres NF roads, trails and campground information is available at:


Monterey Ranger District


Santa Lucia Ranger District


Santa Barbara Ranger District


Ojai Ranger District


Mt. Pinos Ranger District


For Kern County road status, Mt. Pinos Rd, go to http://roads.kerndsa.com/road-status-closures


 


The National Weather Service is a good resource for weather information.



Source: Mt. Pinos Ranger District Road Status


John Stewart
Editor, OutdoorWire.com
Resources Consultant, California Four Wheel Drive Association
Board of Directors, BlueRibbon Coalition