ADVISORY: Hot Springs Road, which leads to Hot Springs Campground, is currently closed to all vehicles and bicycles for resource protection. The Hot Springs Campground remains saturated and soft from winter storms, making this valuable riparian riparian
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area and wildlife habitat easily damaged. We hope to have the road open before July 2023. Hot Springs Campground is currently only accessible through walking. If choosing to walk the road into Hot Springs Campground, please review a map and be prepared to hike several miles. We appreciate your understanding.


Road conditions are subject to change due to weather. Please check current weather conditions and be well informed and well equipped for backcountry travel.

*Don't assume that because a road is marked open you will be able to drive through. Refuge roads can become hazardous and impassable due to storm events, drifting snow, or wet and muddy conditions. Most areas on the Refuge don't have cell service and help could be hours away. Please carry a shovel, tire chains, warm layers such as blankets or a sleeping bag, first aid kit, emergency food, and at least one extra gallon of water in your vehicle.

Hart Mountain-Frenchglen Road is OPEN

Flook Lake Road is OPEN

Black Canyon Road is CLOSED (This road has been designated as a tourism route by some organizations, but is not currently open. Please do NOT attempt to drive on this road while it is closed.)

Hot Springs Campground Road is CLOSED

Blue Sky Road is CLOSED

Secondary Roads south of Refuge Headquarters are CLOSED

Secondary Roads north of Refuge Headquarters are CLOSED

Skyline Drive CLOSED

Barnhardy Road CLOSED