Monterey Ranger District

July 30, 2015

MONTEREY RANGER DISTRICT

Ranger Station (831) 385-5434

Big Sur Visitor Center (831) 667-2315

[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/ 


Highway 1 is OPEN

THE FOLLOWING ROADS AND CAMPGROUNDS ARE OPEN

  • Sycamore Road to Pfeiffer Beach is OPEN
  • Palo Colorado Rd and Botcher's Gap Campground ($15/nighit - first-come, first-serve)
  • Tassajara Road to White Oak and China Camp Campgrounds is open, very rough, some rocks in road but passable.- 4-wheel drive recommended
  • Milpitas Rd up to the Santa Lucia Memorial Campground and Escondido Campground
  • 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 is open
  • 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 for roada status
  • Piney Creek Rd and campground

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

www.hikelospadres.com

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

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