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Road Conditions

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Access to Donnells Reservoir and to Beardsley Reservoir is via US Forest Service roads which are subject to regular closure due to snow and ice conditions and to rock falls (especially the road to Donnells Reservoir).

Road status conditions (open to public travel or closed to public travel) are available on this website. Tri-Dam staff accesses these roads on a daily basis using tracked vehicles and heavy equipment when necessary.

In the event of snow, ice, or rock fall conditions the gates to these roads will be closed.


Donnells Road Information:

The 4700 Rd. has been repaired and has been re-opened by the U.S. Forest Service. 

Updated: 05.21.2024


Beardsley Road Information:

Beardsley Road has been re-opened by the U.S. Forest Service. The gate to China Flat is currently open for access, but is subject to closure due to spring run-off. For additional recreation information, please contact the Summit Ranger Station, 209-965-3434.


The TeleLi puLaya (Black Oak) Campground:  The campground has been opened by the Forest Service. For additional information, please call the Summit Ranger Station, 209-965-3434.

Updated: 05.21.2024