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 Oct. 28, 2020

Animas Forks - Open
Black Bear Pass - Closed
Bolam Pass - Open
California - Closed
Clear Lake - Closed
Cinnamon Pass -  Closed
Corkscrew Pass - Closed
County Road 110 - Open
County Road 2 - Open
Cunningham Gulch - Open
 
Divide Road 564 - Closed
Engineer Pass - Closed
Engineer Pass - (Lower end to 550) - Closed
Eureka Gulch -  Open
Hurricane Pass - Closed
Imogene Pass - Per Ouray County, snow and icy conditions may exist. Travel on the 4x4 roads this time of year is not recommended. Expect winter weather at high elevations.
Kennebec Pass - Winter conditions

La Plata Canyon (County Road 124) - Open
Last Dollar - Open
Lobo Overlook - Open
Maggie Gulch - Closed
Mineral Point -Closed
Minnehaha - Closed 
Minnie Gulch - Closed 
Ophir Pass - Closed
Owl Creek Pass - Per Ouray County, snow and icy conditions may exist. Travel on the 4x4 roads this time of year is not recommended. Expect winter weather at high elevations. 

Picayune - Closed
Placer - Closed
Poughkeepsie  - Closed
Scotch Creek - Open
South Mineral Road  - Closed due to Ice Fire
Stony Pass - Closed
Treasure Mountain Loop - Closed
Yankee Boy Basin - Per Ouray County, snow and icy conditions may exist. Travel on the 4x4 roads this time of year is not recommended. Expect winter weather at high elevations.




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