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  • Santa Barbara Ranger District - Lower Santa Ynez Road and Trail Closure Alert

    Paradise Road is closed at the First Crossing due to mud, debris, silt and high water levels. There is currently no vehicle access back to Red Rock. The road up to Upper Oso is also closed temporarily. There is no vehicle access up to Upper Oso Campground or the Upper Oso Trailhead and Santa Cruz Trail until further notice. The Upper Oso Campground is closed. There is no vehicle access to the Buckhorn OHV Trail/Road. Walking or riding bicycles or horses on Upper Oso Rd or River Road back to Red Rock is allowed. Upper Oso Campground is expected to reopen June 7, 2017. 

    Contact the Santa Barbara Ranger District office for more information at 805-967-3481 X 0 or email: 

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