Seasonal and Weather Road Closures

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National Forest Seasonal and Weather Road Closures

Certain roads are seasonally closed to motorized vehicles to help protect wildlife habitat, decrease wildlife disturbance, reduce road maintenance costs, and in specific cases to protect public safety during long bouts of adverse weather.

On all Forest Service roads, emergency closures due to weather or resource conditions can occur at any time. For current road conditions and status, contact the Ranger District or the Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Map

DO NOT BLOCK ANY GATE.  Vehicle may be ticketed and/or towed.


Pisgah Ranger District: 828-877-3265

  • Wash Creek (FS 5000): Now open but be cautious near flagging that indicated road is narrowed due to a slough that has stabilized.
  • Pilot Mountain Road (FS229):  CLOSED TO MOTOR vehiclesThis road is closed indefinitely due to unsafe conditions.
  • Lickstone Road (FS97): Seasonal Closure for motor vehicles. This road is open from Sept 1 to Jan 2 each year.
  • Ivestor Gap Gate (FS816): Seasonal Closure for motor vehicles. This road is open from Aug 15 to Dec 31 each year.

Appalachian Ranger District: 828-689-9694

  • Neals Creek (FS 2074): CLOSED to Motor Vehicles for the season at this time.
  • Stony Fork (FS 63): CLOSED to Motor Vehicles for the season at this time.

 





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