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Methow Valley Ranger District Road Conditions

The North Cascades Highway 20  (west of Mazama) is closed for the season from between Milepost 134 at Diablo Overlook, east of Newhalem and Milepost 171 at Silver Star Creek west of Mazama. The highway typically reopens in early May.

Date reflects current road conditions to the best of our knowledge.  Please report any road damage to Methow Valley district office at 509 996-4000.

Website Updated 4/11/19


Road Name and Number

Conditions

Hunter Mountain Road 1004-200

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

McFarland Creek Road 1020-200

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Mulhollan Gulch Road 1020-400

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Alder Creek 1065-200

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Alder Creek 1065-225

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Alder Creek / Look-out Mountain 1065-250

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Finley Mountain 1590-4100-300

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Finley Canyon 1590-4100-370

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Bear Creek 1631-100

OPEN- snow free to just past Sullivan Pond (4/9/19)

Bear Creek 1631-200

 OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation. Upper portion of road is CLOSED, due to a 2016 road washed-out.

Cougar Creek 1631-225

CLOSED due to road damage.

Ramsey / Tripod 1631- 100

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Access road is blocked due to a deep cut in the road at Pearrygin Creek crossing.

Ramsey / Boulder 1631-200

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Ramsey 1631-300

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Access road is blocked due to a deep cut in the road at Pearrygin Creek crossing.

State Route Highway 153

OPEN

North Cascade Highway State Route 20

(West to Washington/Rainy Passes)

The North Cascades Highway is CLOSED for the season from between Milepost 134 at Diablo Overlook, east of Newhalem and Milepost 171 at Silver Star Creek west of Mazama. The highway typically reopens in early May.

State Route 20 (east of Twisp to Loup Loup Pass)

OPEN

Jack Creek Hwy 20-103

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Frazer Creek Hwy 20-670

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Boulder 37

OPEN- Snow free to 800 spur (4/9/19)

Bromas Creek 3700-800

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.. 

Lower Boulder 3700-980

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Boulder Creek to Rogers Lake 39

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Black Canyon 4010

OPEN- snow free aprox. two miles up road from Highway 153 (4/9/19)

Black Canyon 4010-050

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Black Canyon 4010-100

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

South Summit 4100

OPEN- snow free and drivable

Forest Road 4100-150

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Forest Road 4100-175

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Forest Road 4100-185

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Forest Road 4100-195

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Forest Road 4100-200

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Finley Mountain 4100-300

OPEN- snow free and drivable

Finley Canyon 4100-370

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Pole Pick Mountain 4100-500

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Pole Pick Mountain 4100-600

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Forest Road 4108-670

Road is CLOSED to all public motorized vehicles by CFR 261.50(a) order #924 from intersection with FS Road #4108-665 (T33, R23E, Sec.29) to terminus at state land (T33N, R23E,Sec.9)

Benson Creek 4150

OPEN- snow free to junction with 300 spur

Leecher Look-out 4150-100

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Gate closed approx. one mile from Leecher Lookout. 

Yockey Creek 4150-200

CLOSED CFR 261.50(a) order #924, due to road damaged.

Benson Creek 4150-300

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Benson Creek 4150-400

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Pole Pick 4150-535

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Pole Pick 4150-630

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

North Summit 42

CLOSED due to a road wash-out south of Peacock Meadows. Gate is locked at Buck Pass.

Bear Mountain 4200-200

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

South Beaver 4225

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Volstead/Blue Buck 4225-200

CLOSED due to washed out road.

This road has blown out four times since 2011 and it is no longer maintainable. The district is working to re-establish access from above at the top of the watershed, coming from the upper Lightning Creek area. The new roads will maintain vehicle access to the entire area, but folks will have to drive up and around.  We anticipate the road will be accessible by fall of 2019 and we will have a much more stable road access there.-8/1518

Cougar 4225-230

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Volstead 4225-400

CLOSED due to washed out road.

This road has blown out four times since 2011 and it is no longer maintainable. The district is working to re-establish access from above at the top of the watershed, coming from the upper Lightning Creek area. The new roads will maintain vehicle access to the entire area, but folks will have to drive up and around.  We anticipate the road will be accessible by fall of 2019 and we will have a much more stable road access there.-8/1518

Beaver Summit 4230

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Lightning Creek 4230

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Starvation Mtn. 4235

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Beaver Mtn. 4235-100

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Lightning Creek Ridge 4235-195

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Buttermilk Libby (Buttermilk portion) 43

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Buttermilk/Libby (Libby portion) 43

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Smith Canyon 1051-100

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation..

Ben Canyon 4300-100

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Elderberry Canyon 4300-200

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Chicamun Canyon 4300-300

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Poorman Creek 4300-300

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Buttermilk Butte 4300-400

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

West Fork Buttermilk Trailhead 4300-500

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

West Fork Buttermilk 4300-550

CLOSED – the bridge is condemned as unsafe. The road is damaged near the bridge from a 2011 washout.

West Fork Buttermilk 4300-560

CLOSED – the bridge is condemned as unsafe. The access road is damaged near the bridge from a 2011 washout.

Buttermilk Creek 4300-600

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Buttermilk Creek 4300-610

CLOSED

Newbutter 4300-800

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Newbutter 4300-825

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

South Fork Gold Creek 4330

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

South Fork Gold Creek 4330-600

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Rainy Creek Road 4330-100 (up the South Fork Gold Creek)

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

North Fork Gold Creek 4340

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Middle Fork Gold Creek 4340-100

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Foggy Dew 4340-200

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Crater Creek 4340-300

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

North Fork Gold Creek 4340-700

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Twisp River 44

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Lime Creek 4400-100

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Coal Rader/Thompson 4410

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Thompson Ridge 4410-100

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Thompson Ridge 4410-200

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Little Wolf Creek 4410-500

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Little Wolf Creek 4410-520

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Little Wolf Creek 4410-535

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Little Bridge Creek 4415

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Cow Creek 4415-040

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Dry Creek 4415-050

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Deer Creek 4415-060

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Little Bridge Creek Saddle 4415-100

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Sheep Creek 4415-175

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Cabin Creek 4415-180

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

South Twisp River 4420

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

West Twisp River 4430

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

War Creek Trailhead Road 4430-100

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Twisp River Road 4435

OPEN

Reynolds Creek TH 4435 100

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Twisp River Road 4440

OPEN

East Chewuch 5010

Gates are CLOSED on both sides of  Twentymile Creek. Road is damaged between closed gates due to high water from spring run-off.

East Chewuch 5010-115

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Twentymile Creek

5010-700

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

West Chewuch 51

OPEN- 4x4 recommended between 8-Mile Road and Andrews Creek Trailhead (4/9/19)

Eightmile 5130

OPEN- snow free to Buck Lake turn off (4/9/19)

Eightmile Ridge 5130-300

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Buck Lake 5130-100

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Buck Lake 5130-105

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Buck Lake 5200-115

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Buck Lake 5130-140

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Buck Mountain 5130-155

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Buck Mountain 5130-160

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Falls Creek 5140

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Falls Creek 5140 -300

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Doe Mountain 5110-100

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Chewuch 5160

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Lake Creek 5160-100

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Chewuch/30-Mile 5160-250

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

There is a closed gate just beyond Andrews Creek Tralhead. The road was washed out just before the 30 Mile Memorial area aprox. 6 miles south of 30-Mile Trailhead.

Cub Cr./Goat Cr. 5200

OPEN- snow free to bridge aprox. 1 mile (4/9/19)

First Creek 5200-025

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Second Creek 5200-115

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Second Creek 5200-126

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Fifth Creek 5200-150

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Short Creek 5200-400

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Long Creek 5200-500

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Ortell/Cub Pass 5220

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Sweetgrass Butte 5220-100

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Ortell Creek 5220-200

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Goat Peak 5225

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Goat Peak Look-out 5215-200

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Rendezvous Pass 5215

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Rendezvous/Fawn 5215-100

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Blackpine Basin 5225-600

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Yellowjacket 5225-650

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Cutthroat 5310-400

OPEN but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Hart’s Pass 5400

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Yellow Jacket 5225-100

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Slate Peak 5400-600

 

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.

Chancellor 5400-700

OPEN April 1 but condition of this road is unknown. Winter snow accumulation.





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