The south road entrance (Road 57):
The south road entrance includes 20 miles of unpaved road. It can become impassable if it is wet. Travel at your own risk.
The north road entrance (Road 7950):
The north road entrance includes 13 miles of unpaved road. The last 4 miles into the park can become impassable if it is wet.
As of November 1st, 2023:
Loop Road will remain open from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, with the entrance gate to Loop Road closing 30 minutes prior to closing, which is at 4:30pm.
All visitors must vacate Loop Road by 5:00pm.
All trails are self-guided.
All backcounty trails require sign-in before hiking; sign-in sheets are located at each trailhead.
The Gallo Campground is open at 100% capacity. We recommend making a reservation on Recreation.gov to ensure a camping or RV space on the dates you plan to visit.
All unreserved campsites will become available on a "First Come, First Serve" basis after 11:00 am.
The group campsites are now available for reservations, but the group leader must check-in at the visitor center to complete the required paperwork before setting up camp.
Some guided tours will be offered depending on staff availability. Please check in with rangers at the visitor center if one will be offered on the day of your visit.