The Ridge Route is open from State 138 to the Tumble Inn at the north end, and from approximately one mile north of Templin Highway to Castaic at the south end. The central portion remains closed to all motor vehicle traffic. Walking, bicycling, and horseback riding are allowed. The roadway is not open for through travel from State 138 to Castaic.
Use caution on the northern end between Sandberg and Liebre Maintenance Camp site as there are many rock slides and other debris covering the roadway. All open sections are traversable by two-wheel drive automobiles with average clearance.