Road Department

The Road Department is responsible for:

  • Maintaining county roadways
  • Overseeing and performing road improvements
  • Providing snow removal
  • Maintaining 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 May 19, 2022.
This information is updated as changes occur. 

County Roads Closed as of May 19, 2022:

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





County Roads Open as of May 19, 2022:

  • Blue Lakes (Gates 1 & 2)
  • Wolf Creek
  • Pleasant Valley (Open to top of subdivision)
  • Loope Canyon 


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.