Monterey Ranger District

December 19, 2014

MONTEREY RANGER DISTRICT

(831) 385-5434

[image] Monterey Ranger District Office Spring 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Monterey Ranger District Office, King City, CA

 

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 the most current information about conditions on Highway-1 call the toll-free hotline at (888) 836-0866 or visit www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/projects/ 

 

HWY 1 is OPEN!

**TRAIL CLOSURE ALERT**

Pine Ridge Trail from the Big Sur Station is closed 2 miles in due to a wash out/slide - no access to Sykes Hot Springs from the west

 

THE FOLLOWING ROADS AND CAMPGROUNDS ARE OPEN

  • Palo Colorado Rd and Botcher's Gap Campground ($15/nighit - first-come, first-serve)
  • Tassajara Road and White Oaks Campground and China Camp Campground - ROAD MAY BE IMPASSABLE DUE TO STORM DAMAGE - CALL RANGER STATION FOR MORE INFO
  • Milpitas Rd up to the Santa Lucia Memorial Campground only.
  • Kirk Creek Campground (for reservations, go to: www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777) or first-come, first-serve, $25/night
  • Plaskett Creek Campground (for reservations, go to www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777) or first-come, first-serve, $25/night
  • Plaskett Creek Group Campground (for reservations, go to www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777)
  • Nacimiento-Fergusson Rd
  • Nacimiento Campground ($15/night - first-come, first-serve)
  • Ponderosa Campground (for reservations, go to www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777) or first-come, first-serve, $20/night
  • South Coast Ridge Road (Prewitt Ridge Area)
  • Plaskett Creek Rd - contact ranger station @ 831-385-5434

The following roads and campgrounds are closed temporarily due to rain - effective December 10, 2014

  • Escondido Rd and Campground
  • Cone Peak (Central Coast Road)
  • Piney Creek Rd and campgrounds

THE NORTH COAST RIDGE ROAD IS CLOSED PERMANENTLY TO VEHICLE TRAFFIC

For more information about the Parks Managemnet Company that manages Plaskett Creek, Kirk Creek, Botcher's Gap, Nacimiento, Ponderosa Campgrounds and day use areas (Sand Dollar Beach, Pfeiffer Beach), call (805) 434-1996 or visit: www.campone.com

For backcountry trail conditions, please visit: www.ventanawild.org

For information about California State Park Campgrounds and Day Use Areas, please visit: www.parks.ca.gov

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