San Luis Valley Field Office

An unusually wet summer has resulted in damage to a number of BLM roads within the San Luis Valley Field Office. BLM will update this web page with information about damaged roads after the number and extent of road damage is known. See the associated BLM news release for more information.

Current Seasonal and Emergency Closures:

Blanca Wetlands is closed to the public February 15th - July 15th to help protect nesting birds.

Poncha Loop - OPEN

Poncha Pass East Side - GUSG closures - OPEN

Blanca Wetlands - OPEN

Bishop Rock - CLOSED

Pronghorn - CLOSED (through April 30)

Rio Grande Natural Area - Boating Restrictions - OPEN

Limekiln/Stone Quarry - OPEN

Branson Peak - OPEN

Hot Creek - OPEN

Wild Cherry Creek - OPEN (4x4 road - road damage)

See map of seasonal road closures at