Please check county road conditions for specific areas and the closures. Please refer to the MVUM maps (seasonal designation table) for roads closed to motorized travel. These closures are to protect wildlife on their designated winter range. Generally these closures begin either December 1, 2016 or January 1, 2017 and will remain in effect until April 15, 2017 or later.
Grand Mesa (Fruita Division, and Uncompahgre Plateau portion of the Grand Valley Ranger District):
Seasonal restrictions for wildlife winter range are in effect from 12/1 until 4/16. This seasonal restriction doesn’t allow motorized travel within the closure area during the closure period to protect wildlife winter range. Gates will be closed on December 1.
Seasonal restrictions for soft bed road protection are in effect until 5/15 or when road conditions warrant opening the gates for travel.
Expect winter conditions on all travel routes.
Kebler Pass Road, Gunnison County Road 12, is Open (6/2/2016)
Lost Lake Campground and road access to the campground remain closed due to snow
Please call the Paonia District for updates ( 970) 527-4131
The following areas have seasonal closures for Sage-grouse and big game protection:
Almont Triangle seasonal wildlife closures - December 1- May 15 (Map)
Flat Top Mountain seasonal wildlife closures - January 1- June 15 (Map)
The following areas have seasonal motorized closures to protect spring big game calving areas and fall wildlife security (these areas are only closed to motorized users, they are open to foot/horse travel).
Rosebud Trail #423 & Cement Mountain #553 are closed to motorized use Oct. 1 – June 15 annually
Calf Creek Plateau #458 & Cannibal Plateau #464 are closed to motorized use Oct. 1 – June 30 annually