After All This Time
On the website May 9, 2019 - Advisory Notice Highway 270 is open to traffic to Bodie SHP. Cottonwood Canyon Road is currently open to a gate that is 1.5 miles from the park. You are welcome to park a vehicle there and walk to the park. Please bring exact change, and park considerately. Continuing past the park is not advised due to snow. Winter weather and road conditions can change rapidly. Motorists should expect the worst conditions and be prepared when traveling in areas subject to hazardous conditions. Current Road Conditions: Cottonwood Canyon from the upper gate 1.5 miles from the park is still very snowy and muddy. We are hoping to open it the week of the 20th. From Bodie, California, USA.