The Ridge Route is currently closed to all traffic, including bicycling and walking, due a Forest Closure Order until December 31, 2020. Please see the link below for more details:
During the rainy season, travel is not recommended along the Ridge Route from Templin Highway to Sandberg, regardless of the status of the gates. The roadway is fragile in places and travel over the roadway in a heavy vehicle can damage the concrete and asphalt paving. Wait at least a few days after ANY rain before attempting travel and don’t drive a heavy vehicle over the roadway.
Weather Forecasts from the National Weather Service:
Roadway Maintenance Agencies:
- State 138 to Sandberg – County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works
- Sandberg to the southern forest gate near Templin Highway – Angeles National Forest Los Angeles Gateway District – This section is minimally maintained at this time.
- Southern Forest Gate to Castaic – County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works