Columbine Ranger District Road Status

 

COLUMBINE RANGER DISTRICT   (970) 884-2512

San Juan National Forest Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Stage 2 Restrictions prohibit possessing or using a MOTOR VEHICLE OFF ESTABLISHED ROADS, motorized trails or established parking areas, except when parking in an area devoid of vegetation within 10 feet of the vehicle.

416 / Burro Fire Area Closure Order
Closure Map (Colorado Trail, Hermosa Creek, Junction Creek and Bear Creek areas)

Do not cause ruts or road damage and do not get stuck.  The Forest Service and the Counties do not rescue stranded vehicles.

Camping is allowed in most places on the Forest. Please note on the Columbine Ranger District, La Plata Canyon and South Mineral Creek allow camping in designated sites only, and camping is not permitted along the Junction Creek Road the first 8.5 miles. Please use existing campsites along Forest Service roads, but do not travel farther than 300 feet from these roads to access the sites. In South Mineral Creek, no motor vehicles are allowed off South Mineral Road (FDR 585) or Clear Creek Road (FDR 815) to access camping sites.

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As of June 21, 2018:

Updates to this page are made as soon as the Ranger Districts relay the information. If the date above seems old, it simply means there have been no changes in the road conditions since that date. Once there are changes, the page will be updated.

Andrews Lake - OPEN
Beaver Meadows Road - #135 - OPEN
Bedrock Creek - #792- OPEN
Bolam Pass - #578 - Fire Closure
Boren Creek - #794 - OPEN
Burnt Timber Road - #595 - OPEN

Cascade Divide Road - #579 - Fire Closure
Columbus Basin - #498 - OPEN
East Florida Road - #597 - OPEN
East Vallecito Road - #603 - OPEN
Elbert Creek – #581 - Fire Closure

First Notch Road - #620 - OPEN
Fosset Gulch - #613 - OPEN
Hermosa Park Road - #578 - Fire Closure
Hotel Draw Road - #550 - Fire Closure
Junction Creek Road - #171 - Fire Closure

Lange Canyon - #132 - OPEN
La Plata Canyon (County Road 124) - OPEN
Lime Creek Road - #591 - OPEN
Little Molas Lake - OPEN

Lower Hermosa Road - #576 - Fire Closure
Middle Mountain Road - #724 - OPEN
Missionary Ridge Road - #682 - OPEN
Mitchell Lakes Road - #740 - Fire Closure
Neptune Road - #797 - OPEN

Ophir Pass Road - #679 - OPEN
Pine River Road – #602 – OPEN
Red Rim Road - #076 – OPEN
Relay Creek - #580 - Fire Closure
Relay Station - #743 - OPEN

South Mineral Road - #585 - OPEN
Sauls Creek - #608 - OPEN
Spring Creek - #537 - OPEN
Turkey Creek - #615A - OPEN