The Loop Road is Closed to Automobiles but Open for Winter Activities
The entire Loop Road is closed to motorized travel. The Winter Trail was groomed to Devils Orchard (4 miles round-trip) on 12/2. Winter Activities information
The Robert Limbert Visitor Center is open daily from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. except for Christmas Day (12/25), New Years Day (1/1) and from 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on the days prior to these holidays (12/24 and 12/31).
The gate is closed just beyond the visitor center parking lot so the Lava Flow Campground is closed to automobile access. Obtain a backcountry permit at the visitor center for snow camping in the campground (.25 mile walk beyond the visitor center). Only charcoal fires in grills are permitted in the campground. The separate Group Campground and the North End are closed for the season.
Conditions can change rapidly this time of year.
Last updated: December 2, 2019