Welcome! Log In Create A New Profile Recent Posts
Fern on the Four Mile Trail, Yosemite National Park

The Moon is Waxing Crescent (38% of Full)



Granite View Road Closed at Forest Boundary

All posts are those of the individual authors and the owner of this site does not endorse them. Content should be considered opinion and not fact until verified independently.

avatar Granite View Road Closed at Forest Boundary
February 27, 2020 03:39PM
The Granite View Road is closed to vehicles at the Inyo National Forest boundary until further notice due to substantial safety concerns. The closure is at the mouth of the Tuttle Creek Canyon on Inyo National Forest land. It does not affect access to private lands or to BLM lands along the road. The road is washed out in several places and on a narrow ledge above a steep canyon. There have been several serious accidents, including some where vehicles have crashed 500 feet down the embankment. In addition to the safety concerns, recovery of these vehicles is difficult and has led to resource damage.

Most visitors do not drive this short stretch of road because of the condition and Inyo National Forest staff advise that this segment is often impassable. However, recent accidents underscore the need to close this part of the road for safety.

This road is most noted for its access to the trailhead to hike to the Tuttle Creek Ashram and visitors can still walk along the road to access the trailhead.
Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login