Big Sur Closures
Post-fire repercussions of the 2016 Soberanes wildfire
Valid: 7 November 2017
USFS closure order
USFS closure map
Pine Ridge Trail is closed from its western end to its intersection with Big Sur Trail (as are all camps along that section
Terrace Creek Trail and Ventana Camp Trail are closed
Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District
Mill Creek Preserve is closed
Andrew Molera State Park
East Molera Trail, Hidden Trail, Headlands Trail, and most trails along the Big Sur River are closed.
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Pine Ridge Trail, Mt. Manuel Trail, Pfeiffer Falls Trail, Gorge Trail, Post Creek Trail, and Oak Grove Trails are closed
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Canyon Falls Trail, Ewoldsen Trail, Tan Bark Trail, Waters Trail, and Tin House Fireroad are closed
Closure between Gorda and Salmon Creek limits southern access.
The closure is expected to end in summer of 2018 (after a new road is built over Mud Creek landslide)
Caltrans Route 1 conditions
Map of Route 1 closures (interactive)
Closure on northern end forces access via Tassajara Road to Los Padres Dam and northern end of Carmel River Trail.
The closure is expected to last until February 2018.
Palo Colorado Road
Closures at MileMarkers 3.0 & 3.5 (before
Long Ridge Road) and pedestrian-blocking security gate near Long Ridge Road prevent access to Bottchers Gap, western end of Skinner Ridge Trail, and Pico Blanco Scout Reservation.
The closure may last 2 or more years.
Old Coast Road
Closure between MileMarkers 1.7 to 9.8 prevents access to western end of Litte Sur Trail.