Mt. Pinos Ranger District

 March 22,  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 snow conditions and road conditions, please contact the Mt. Pinos Ranger District Office at 661-245-3731 X 0. Tuesday - Saturday, 8am - 4:30pm. 

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

**  MT. PINOS ROAD ALERT - March 22, 2016

  • Cuddy Valley Road up to the Mt. Pinos Recreation Area and Chula Vista parking lot is open. Please contact the Mt. Pinos Ranger District office or go to the Kern County Road Conditions/Closures website: http://roads.kerndsa.com/road-status-closures.  Carry chains as they may be required. 

CLOSED CAMPGROUND FOR THE WINTER SEASON EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 24, 2015

  • Caballo
  • Campo Alto
  • Cedar Creek
  • Cherry Creek
  • Chucupate Campground
  • Cottonwood
  • Dutchman Campground
  • Fishbowls
  • Halfmoon
  • Little Mutau 
  • Marian
  • Pine Springs
  • Plieto Creek
  • Salt Creek
  • Sunset
  • Thorn Meadows
  • Mcgill Campground, Mcgill Group Campground, Mt. Pinos Campground (closed Oct 2015 - May 2016)

CLOSED ROADS

  • Mt. Pinos Road/Recreation Area (temporarily closed due to snow/ice)
  • Alamo Mountain Road
  • Cerro Noroeste
  • 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

CLOSED 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
  • (120) East Frazier
  • (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

OPEN CAMPGROUNDS

  • Reyes Creek
  • Toad Springs
  • Valle Vista
  • Chula Vista (walk-in campground at the top of the Mt. Pinos Road) - could be closed to vehicle access due to snow/ice. 

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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