Trail conditions and closures

Welcome to the official page for PCT trail closure and conditions information. The trail closure section is closely stewarded by the PCTA. The trail conditions section is crowdsourced; it depends on your contributions. Please report trail conditions. These pages can be sorted by location and type. Check back often for the latest information. Closure information is available offline at the conditions hotline: 1-888-PC-TRAIL. For water information, please visit the PCT Water Report.


Camas Prairie Fire closure – Warm Springs Reservation

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July 19th, 2014

ALERT: Just to the south there are additional wildfires and another PCT closure. This is a rapidly changing situation with wildfires that are not being actively suppressed. Consult Mt. Hood National F more...

Mt. Jefferson Wilderness fire closure

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July 17th, 2014

ALERT: Nearby to the north of this complex there are multiple additional wildfires, and more PCT closure. Avoid the area and contact Willamette and Mt. Hood National Forests before using any alternate more...

Mountain Fire closure on Mt. San Jacinto

July 7th, 2014

The Mountain Fire started on July 15, 2013 near the junction of Highway 243 and Highway 74. The fire is out but the Pacific Crest Trail remains closed from Cedar Springs Trail (mile 162.5) north t more...

Powerhouse Fire Closure

March 24th, 2014

The Powerhouse Fire is 100% contained. Much of the PCT through the Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District portion of the Angeles National Forest remains closed. The closure extends from Highway 138 more...

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Kiavah Wilderness open again

July 22nd, 2014

The PCT was closed in the Kiavah Wilderness. The Nicolls Fire burned southeast of Onyx, CA and about a half a mile from the trail. The closure encompassed the entire wilderness area, essentially fro more...

Snoqualmie Pass to White Pass

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July 18th, 2014
By: The Professor

Just hiked completed Section I (going SOBO) from 7/13/14 – 7/17/14. The trail is in good shape (only the occasional blowdown) from Snoqualmie Pass (I-90) to Chinook Pass (Highway 410). Just a fe more...

Pasayten Wilderness – horse issues

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July 18th, 2014
By: Bob Woods

North of Rainy Pass the trail gets rough and the snow lingers on the north facing slopes into late-August/early-September. There are two rockslides that took place in the summer of 2013 that you’ll more...

Snow report from a southbounder 6/31-7/8

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July 11th, 2014
By: Jes Shap

7/8/14 Stevens Pass Everything within about 8 miles of the pass is snow free. Mosquitoes abound. Lake Janus thawed, trout are biting. Peach and Pear Lakes still snowed in. Trail easier to follow here. more...