Santa Barbara Ranger District
February 28, 2013
SANTA BARBARA RANGER DISTRICT
Santa Barbara Ranger District Road Conditions
Within the Lower Santa Ynez Recreation Area and Paradise Road
**ALERT** The First Crossing Gate on Paradise Rd is closed due to flooding and mudslides. River Road is closed. No vehicle access to the day use areas along River Road including Red Rock. No vehicle access to Upper Oso Campground, Santa Cruz Trailhead, Buckhorn OHV trail and Lower Oso Day Use Area.
Paradise - Open
Sage Hill - Open
Upper Oso - Temporarily closed due to flooding and mudslides
CLOSED CAMPGROUNDS FOR THE WINTER SEASON (will reopen in March or April, 2014)
OPEN/CLOSED DAY USE AREAS
First Crossing - Open
Falls (closed 2/25 until further notice due to expected heavy rain)
White Rock - Open
Lower Oso - Closed 2/28 until further notice due to mudslides and flooding
Live Oak (closed 2/25 until further notice due to expected heavy rain)
Day use areas close at sunset
Aliso Trail - Open
Snyder Trail - Open
Upper Oso/Santa Cruz Trail - closed due to mudslides and flooding
The OHV Buckhorn Rd is Closed. The gate at the First Crossing is closed due to flooding and mudslides. No access up to the Buckhorn Rd.
For additional information, contact the Forest Supervisors office (805) 968-6640, or Santa Barbara Ranger District office at (805) 967-3481or go to: www.fs.usda.gov/lpnf
Within the Upper Santa Ynez Recreation Area and Pendola
Divide Peak gate on Romero Camuesa Rd (5N15.1) will closed today, Tuesday, 2/25 due to expected heavy rain. Vehicle access is not allowed to the campgrounds and day use areas in the Upper Santa Ynez Recreation Area until further notice: Middle Santa Ynez Campground, Rock Camp and Big Caliente Hotsprings, P-Bar Flat Campground, Mono Camp and Little Caliente Hot Springs.
Contact the Santa Barbara Ranger District Office for road status information at (805) 967-3481 X 0.
The Divide Peak OHV route is currently open. There is an OHV parking and staging area located before the closed gate at the Divide Peak turn-off.