Ojai Ranger District

May 2, 2017

OJAI RANGER DISTRICT

(805) 646-4348

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!

Highway 33 is OPEN. For road conditions please visit Caltrans Website:  http://www.dot.ca.gov/cgi-bin/roads.cgi

Recreation areas/Roads/Campgrounds reopened on May 1, 2017

  • Pine Mountain Road (open)
  • Pine Mountain Campground (open)
  • Reyes Peak Campground (open) 
  • Reyes Peak Trail (open) 
  • Dough Flat Road (open) 
  • Nordhoff Ridge OHV Area (open) 

CAMPGROUNDS/DAY USE AREAS/TRAILHEADS/ROADS

  • Nordhoff Ridge OHV Area - OPEN 
  • Reyes Peak Rd (Pine Mountain Rd), Pine Mountain Campground, Reyes Peak Campground - OPEN ( Concession-managed campground by the Parks Management Company, $20/night) First-come, first-serve 
  • Squaw Flat Rd to Dough Flat Trailhead - OPEN
  • Middle Lion Campground - OPEN ( Concession-managed campground by the Parks Management Company, $20/night) First-come, first-serve 

  • Rose Valley Campground  -  OPEN  ( Concession-managed campground by the Parks Management Company, $20/night) First-come, first-serve 

  • Holiday Group Campground - OPEN. **By reservation only** (For reservations or cancellations, go to www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777) 

  • Wheeler Gorge Campground-Concessionaire managed (For reservations or cancellations, go to www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777). Call the Ojai Ranger District Office at 805-646-4348 or the Parks Management Company for more information at 805-434-1996. 

  • Piedra Blanca Trailhead - Sespe Creek Trail, Piedra Blanca Gene Marshall National Recreation Trail  - OPEN (Adventure Pass required to park at trailhead or Interagency Annual, Senior or Access Pass)

  • Piedra Blanca Gene Marshall National Recreation Trail - OPEN 

  • Potrero John Trail - OPEN

  • Chorro Grande Trail -OPEN

  • Matilija Trailhead - OPEN

  • Cherry Creek Rd - CLOSED 

Portrero Seco Road (6N03):  north of Ojai remains CLOSED for repairs due to storm damage from 2011. There is no estimated opening date on this route

**Target shooting at Cherry Creek is prohibited**

** The Tar Creek Area in the Sespe Condor Sanctuary is CLOSED to the public"

Sespe Condor Sanctuary Area/Tar Creek Creek Closure Map

Sespe Condor Sanctuary Forest Closure Order

Sespe Condor Sanctuary Information sheet