Mt. Pinos Ranger District


December 12, 2014


(661) 245-3731


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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!  


MT. PINOS RD IS CLOSED DUE TO SNOW EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12TH. No access to snow play areas or Chula Vista Campground until Kern County plows the road. Contact the ranger station for road status.

Winter Road and OHV Trail Route Closures Effective November 10, 2014

  • Alamo Mountain
  • Miller Jeep Trail
  • Snowy (130)
  • East Frazier (120)
  • Tejon (122)
  • Gold Hill (124)
  • Piru (128)
  • Frazier Mountain Road @ Snow play
  • West Frazier Mountian
  • West Frazier Tie Rd (119)             
  • Lockwood Creek Road
  • Lockwood Creek trail (127)
  • Grade Valley
  • Marion/ Caballo Road
  • San Emigdio Road
  • Scott Russel Road
  • West Tecuya Road
  • Edison Road

Winter Road Closures effective November 19, 2014. These roads will remain closed through the winter, expected to reopen May 1, 2015

  • Santa Barbara Canyon Rd is open only to the gate at Buckhorn Rd. No vehicle access to Cox Flat or Dry Canyon Rd.
  • Dry Canyon Rd to Cuyama Peak is closed.

# 105 Toad Springs M/C – Closed indefinately due to landslide

** Ballinger and Deer Park Areas are open


**McGill Campround, Mt. Pinos Campground and Campo Alto are closed for the winter season and will reopen mid-May, 2015

The following campgrounds are currently open:

  • Aliso CG
  • Ballinger CG
  • Chuchupate CG
  • Chula Vista CG (not accessible as of 12/12/14 due to snow - road is closed)
  • Dome Springs CG
  • Kings CG
  • Nettle Springs CG
  • Reyes Creek CG
  • Toad Springs CG
  • Valle Vista CG

**Hardluck Road and campground are closed permanently**