"As of 7 AM on 2/28/2021, snow has melted from the Bald Mountain Staging Area. The East Snow Closure Zone of the Rock Creek Trails is now open to OHVs, bicycles and equestrians with the exception of the Southern Deer Winter Range Seasonal Closure area. The Southern Deer Winter Range Seasonal Closure Area will remain closed to vehicles including bicycles until May 2.
Weather conditions can change quickly, please call (530) 334-6477 for the latest information on the Rock Creek Trails."
Rock Creek Recreational Trail System Rock Creek includes 110 miles of trails of all difficulty levels open from spring through fall. During winter, selected trails may be open depending on weather.
At 3,000 feet in elevation a portion of this trail system remains accessible in the winter. This system mixes motorcycles, equestrian, and biking use types so use caution.
♦ Mace Mill Staging Area - From Georgetown drive 6 miles east on Wentworth Springs road. Turn right at the east entrance of the Balderston road (which makes a loop onto the Wentworth Spring road). Drive south for approximately one mile and turn left onto the Mace Mill road. Proceed approximately one and a half miles to the Mace Mill Staging Area.
♦ Bald Mountain Staging Area - From Georgetown drive 10.5 miles east on Wentworth Springs road. Turn right onto the Rock Creek North road (12N72 road). Drive south for approximately one half mile and turn right onto the Bald Mountain Lookout road (12N71). The road leading to the Bald Mountain Staging Area will be on the right almost immediately after.