Notices and Closures

Highway 1 is NOW OPEN from the NORTH

Effecting Kirk Creek, Plaskett Creek, and Limekiln State Park CAMPGROUNDS. Also Willow Creek, Sanddollar, Mill Creek and Pfieffer Beach DAY USE AREAS.

Highway 1 is NOW OPEN from the North. Vehicles can access these campgrounds from the North using Highway 1. A closure is still in place on Highway from the south and accessible by vehicle from Nacimiento/Ferguson Road.

Please use a map to check your route before traveling.

(UPDATE: 3/24/18) Paul’s Slide (just north of Limekiln State Park)–Caltrans Maintenance, Construction, and Geotech personnel met with the contractor (JMC) and determined three days are needed to clear all the slide material that poured over and that is still being contained within the temporary guardrail. A live lane is need for this operation to release and clear out all the slide material. Three days of daytime closures from 6 am to 7 pm each day are in effect starting tomorrow, Saturday, March 24 through Monday, March 26. Motorists can go through Paul’s prior to 6 am or after 7 pm on those three days. Paul’s Slide resumes its opening under the temporary signal as of 7 pm on Monday, March 26, weather permitting.

CLOSURES:

PARTS of Ojai, Santa Barbara, and Mt. Pinos Ranger Districts are CLOSED

Due to the Thomas Fire Forest Order issued by the U.S. Forest Service. Affected Facilities in these Districts managed by Parks Management Company listed below: Please check back for updates. (update:3/16/18)

Ojai District

Wheeler Gorge CG
Holiday Gr CG
Middle Lion CG
Pine Mountain CG
Reyes Peak CG
Rose Valley CG

Santa Barbara District

Upper Oso CG
Upper Oso TH
Day Use Areas Past First Crossing

Mt. Pinos District

McGill CG & Gr CG
Mt. Pinos CG
Campo Alto CG & Gr CG
Chuchupate CG

La Panza Campground is CLOSED

Due to new toilets at La Panza Campground. Excavation work will begin 11/14 for La Panza Campground. They will take approximately 3 weeks for the decommissioning and installation of the toilet buildings. The cement work will take another week once they are installed. So we are looking at approximately 4 weeks total. The campground is closed until the construction is completed. Once we get a firm date for completion, we will update here. The Forest Service is getting close to wrapping it up as the new buildings are in and in final inspections now. (update 2/21/18)

Botchers Gap
Botchers Gap is still under a temporary closure. We will update and post updates here. (update 2/21/18)