Mt. Pinos Ranger District

 May 23,  2016

MT. PINOS RANGER DISTRICT

(661) 245-3731

The conditions listed below can change rapidly, especially with inclement weather.  Therefore, it is recommended that visitors to the forest contact the Ranger District Office which is nearest to their destination for the very latest information.  The National Weather Service is a good resource for information about current and  predicted weather!

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

**Mt. Pinos Road/Recreation Area is OPEN. Chula Vista Campground (walk-in) is open  anMcGill and Mt. Pinos Campgrounds reopened for the 2016 summer season on Tuesday, May 24th. **

OPEN CAMPGROUNDS EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2016

  • Caballo
  • Cedar Creek
  • Cherry Creek
  • Chucupate Campground
  • Cottonwood
  • Dutchman Campground
  • Fishbowls
  • Halfmoon
  • Little Mutau 
  • Marian
  • McGill
  • Mt. Pinos
  • Pine Springs
  • Plieto Creek
  • Reyes Creek 
  • Salt Creek
  • Sunset
  • Thorn Meadows
  • Toad Springs
  • Valle Vista
  • Campo Alto

OPEN CAMPGROUNDS AS OF THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016

  • Campo Alto 

OPEN ROADS EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2016

  • Alamo Mountain Road
  • Cerro Noroeste Rd to Campo Alto will open on Thursday, 5/26/16
  • Edison Road
  • Frazier Mountain Road at 118 Trail Head
  • Grade Valley Road
  • Lockwood Creek Road
  • Marian/Caballo Road
  • Miller Jeep Trail 
  • San Emigdio Road
  • Santa Barbara Canyon/Buckhorn Road
  • Scott Russel Road
  • West Tecuya Road

TEMPORARILY CLOSED ROAD

  • West Dry Canony Road to Cuyama Peak is closed until further notice because the road is washed out. 

OPEN OHV TRAILS

  • (107) San Emigdio OHV
  • (108) San Emigdio Mountain
  • (111) Pleito Creek
  • (112) Salt Creek Trail
  • (113) Cherry Creek Trail
  • (114) West Tecuya Trail
  • (115) Tecuya Timber Sale Route
  • (116) Coldsprings Trail
  • (117) East Tecuya Trail
  • (118) West Frazier Mine Road
  • (119) West Frazier Tie Road
  • (121) Arrastra
  • (122) Tejon
  • (123) Long Dave
  • (124) Gold Hill
  • (125) Cottonwood Trail
  • (126) Yellowjacket Trail
  • (127) Lockwood Creek Trail
  • (128) Piru Creek Trail
  • (129) Miller Jeep Trail
  • (130) Snowy Trail
  • (131) Whata
  • (132) Halfmoon Trail

TEMPORARILY CLOSED OHV TRAILS

Closed until further notice

  • (120) East Frazier OHV Trail/Road

Members of the public are reminded that they should always call ahead to the district office for the latest conditions and consult the National Weather Service for current weather forecasts. For more information, call the Mt. Pinos District Office at (661) 245-3731.

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