Mt. Pinos Ranger District


April 1, 2015


(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 open all the way up to Chula Vista parking lot and campground. Check Kern County Road Closure website for up-to-date road conditions/closures.

Winter Road and OHV Trail Route Closures Effective November 10, 2014 - May 1, 2015

  • 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
  • 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


Closed Campgrounds

  • Dome Springs Campground is closed until the end of May, 2015 for possible hazards material cleanup and removal.
  • McGill Campround, Mt. Pinos Campground and Campo Alto are closed for the winter season and will reopen mid-May, 2015
  • Chuchupate Campground

The following campgrounds are currently open:

  • Aliso
  • Ballinger
  • Chula Vista
  • Kings
  • Nettle Springs
  • Reyes Creek
  • Toad Springs
  • Valle Vista

**Hardluck Road and campground are closed permanently**