Passes and Silverton Area Roads

Not all of these locations are on the San Juan National Forest. Contact following counties for more up-to-date information: 

  • San Juan County: (970) 387-5654
  • Ouray County: (970) 626-5391
  • San Miguel County: (970) 327-4835
  • Hinsdale County:  (970) 944-2225

Additional Information

  • Be aware that passes can vary with weather any time of year. Some may be slick in areas, washed out or snow covered, even if they are listed as OPEN.  Please don't go beyond where you are comfortable driving. Be safe out there!
  • THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL INSTANCES OF ROAD CLOSURE SIGNS AND BARRICADES BEING REMOVED OR DRIVEN AROUND. Anyone caught will be reported to the Sheriff's Department. Driving on closed roads can seriously damage the roadway, as well as put your vehicle at risk. Driving off trail seriously impaces the fragile tundra.

As of May 3, 2021

Animas Forks - Open
Black Bear Pass - Closed
Bolam Pass - Open to snow
California - Closed
Clear Lake - Closed
Cinnamon Pass -  Open
Corkscrew Pass - Closed
County Road 110 - Open
County Road 2 - Open
Cunningham Gulch - Closed
Divide Road 564 - Closed
Engineer Pass - Closed
Engineer Pass - (Lower end to 550) - Closed
Eureka Gulch -  Closed
Hurricane Pass - Closed
Imogene Pass - Closed
Kennebec Pass - Winter conditions

La Plata Canyon (County Road 124) - Open
Last Dollar - Closed
Lobo Overlook - Closed
Maggie Gulch - Closed
Mineral Point -Closed
Minnehaha - Closed 
Minnie Gulch - Closed 
Ophir Pass - Open to pass from Hwy 550 (east side)
Owl Creek Pass - Closed

Picayune - Closed
Placer - Closed
Poughkeepsie  - Closed
Scotch Creek - Closed
South Mineral Road  - Closed due to Ice Fire
Stony Pass - Closed
Treasure Mountain Loop - Closed
Yankee Boy Basin -Closed