Nordhoff Ridge

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed
 

Call the Ojai Ranger District at 805-646-4348 for current conditions and status. 

Nordhoff Ridge Road is a four wheel drive and street legal motorcycle road. There are no exceptions made. Four Wheel Drive must be engaged on the surfaced portion of the road beyond Rose Valley Campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Temporarily closed for the winter season. Will reopen Spring, 2019
Permit Info: Call the Ojai Ranger District office at 805-646-4348 for permit availability. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reservations are made by phone only. There are no walk-ins or mail-ins accepted. You may make a reservation not more than 14 days in advance. Reservations may be made for a maximum of 3 days in a 7 day period. Each permit is free. There will be 1 vehicle permit issued per person, no exceptions. There is a maximum limit of 4 people allowed to each vehicle.
Restrictions: OK. I Have My Permit. What do I do Next? *All Permits will be canceled during any rain or snow. Roads will be closed for a 3 day (minimum) clearing period. The closure will start when the rain or snow stops and will go for a total of 3 days (minimum) depending on weather conditions. * Permit good on specified day(s) only. * Number combination will be given on permit/open gate with combination listed on permit. * Let only your vehicle through the gate. * Lock gate behind you - spin the numbers first to engage the lock. * Engage 4WD as directed by signs for additional safety. * Stay on designated roads Obey all signs - drive carefully.

General Information

General Notes:

PERMIT INFORMATION

OK. I Have My Permit. What do I do Next? *All Permits will be canceled during any rain or snow. Roads will be closed for a 3 day (minimum) clearing period. The closure will start when the rain or snow stops and will go for a total of 3 days (minimum) depending on weather conditions. * Permit good on specified day(s) only. * Number combination will be given on permit/open gate with combination listed on permit. * Let only your vehicle through the gate. * Lock gate behind you - spin the numbers first to engage the lock. * Engage 4WD as directed by signs for additional safety. * Stay on designated roads Obey all signs - drive carefully. * Be careful with fire - serious danger of wildfire in these areas. Current fire restrictions prohibit fires outside of developed campgrounds except gas or petroleum jelly stoves with a fire permit. * Use caution if shooting firearms - remember other users are present (Call the Ojai District Office for specifics on hunting & target shooting.) * Stand off roadway to shoot. * Pack out all your trash. * Dig a 6 inch hole for toilet - cover after use. * Respect private landowner signing - do not disturb residents. * Comments, questions, problems, concerns?? Call us at (805) 646-4348 or write to Ojai Ranger District, 1190 E. Ojai Avenue, Ojai, CA 93023. As this policy is being closely monitored, please take a minute to send us your comments.
 


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