Forest Status

It is now early spring  in our area.

Be prepared for changing weather conditions. Dress appropriately and bring extra warm clothing, food, and drink.

Contact CalTrans for up-to-date road conditions and status: 800-427-7623. (Check State Routes 2 and N-4.)

Bathrooms in Big Pines Area:  Off Hwy 2: Inspiration Point – vault toilets, Grassy Hollow – vault toilets, and Vincent Gap – vault toilets; Off N-4: Arch Picnic Area – vault toilets, Peavine Campground – vault toilets,  Apple Tree Campground – vault toilets, and Jackson Lake – vault toilets.

Camping: – Blue Ridge and Guffy Campgrounds are now open and require the Adventure Pass. Table Mountain, Mountain Oak, and Lake Campgrounds are now taking reservations (recreation.gov) and open May 13th.

Smokey’s Birthday Party – put it on your calendar! Smokey’s Birthday Party will be held at the Big Pines Visitor Center, August 13th from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Trash – when there are no trash cans or they are full, please take your trash home with you!  

Thank you for protecting our forest.