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Big Sur Trail and Road Closures

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(MAGENTA = "Closed to hikers")
interactive Trail Conditions Map
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Willow Wildfire Post-fire Closure Info

Marble Peak Trail closed between Horse Pasture Trail and South Fork Trail
Camp closures along section:  Tassajara Creek Camp and Willow Springs Camp
Official closure links:
Extended USFS Closure Order
USFS Closure Map
Closure order expires April 30, 2022

Dolan Wildfire Post-Fire Closure Info

Post-fire USFS Closures
Nacimiento-Fergusson Road gated from Route 1 east to Nacimiento Campground
South Coast Ridge Road gated from Nacimiento-Fergusson Road south to Prewitt Ridge Road
Chalk Peak Campground closed
Cone Peak Road gated
ArroyoSeco-Indians Road to Esondido Camp gated
Official closure links:
USFS Closure Order
USFS Closure Map
Closure order valid through April 29, 2023

Post-fire State Parks closures
Canyon Falls and Ewoldsen Loop trails in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park are closed
Limekiln State Park is open for camping - all trails are closed
Official closure links:
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park Closures
Limekiln State Park Closures

Full Closure of Los Padres National Forest

Entire USFS National Forest is closed to public
All property, trails, roads, camps, campgrounds, rec areas, etc.,etc.
(Closure applies to essentially all National Forests in California)
USFS Closure Order
Closure order expiry extended - now through September 22, 2021
(Original closure order expiry final day was September 17, 2021)


Long-term "Public Road Closed to Vehicles"
(Short-term closures, e.g. due to weather, are not listed)
Palo Colorado Road is closed to vehicles beyond "The Hoist"
Nacimiento-Fergusson Road is closed to vehicles between Route 1 and Nacimiento Campground

Official "Public Road Closed to Vehicles" Info
Montery County
County Road Closure Webpage
State Road Condition Phoneline: 1-800-427-7623
State Road "Full Closure" Map for Big Sur
("Full Closure" shown as striped barrierstriped barrier)
Fort Hunter-Liggett
(for ford closures on Del Venturi Road)
Phone: 831-386-2513
Fort Hunter-Liggett facebook page

To view closures on map, (magenta colored)
see interactive Trail Conditions Map

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