Road Department

The Road Department is responsible for:

  • Maintaining county roadways
  • Overseeing and performing road improvements
  • Providing snow removal
  • Maintaining water and sewer lines, county parks and parking lots, and vehicles for county departments

High country roads are subject to closure at any time, without notice. Please be prepared for emergency conditions, carry chains and emergency supplies.

Current Road Conditions

Alpine County Road Conditions as of April 16, 2021
This information is updated as changes occur. 

County Roads OPEN:

  • Blue Lakes Road (Gate 1)
  • Loope Canyon
  • Pleasant Valley





County Roads CLOSED as of April 16, 2021

  • Blue Lakes Road (Gates 2, 3, & 4)        
  • Highlands Lake
  • Indian Creek/Poor Boy
  • Wolf Creek 
  • Burnside Lake
  • Forestdale
  • Schneider Cow Camp
  • Silver Hill
  • Woods Lake


For Alpine County Road Conditions, call 530-694-2140, press option 2.

For California Road Conditions, call 800-427-7623 or 916-445-7623.

For Nevada Road Conditions, call 511 or 877-NV-ROADS.

For information on the seasonal closure of Forestdale Road to motorized vehicles contact Carson Ranger District at 775-882-2766.