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It appears that most of the roads into the sierras are now open including (as of this morning) Tioga Road. However no camping, lodging, or other services will be available along the road.
Here is another picture from my drive through the Los Padres National Forest:
After exiting out of the national forest I headed up north along the 101 and the PCH and camped at Jalama Beach. Here are a couple of pictures from there:
The next morning I continued up the PCH to Lompoc and stopped off at the La Purisima Mission State Park. I love taking pictures of missions. Here are a couple from this trip:
I took a drive this weekend through Los Padres National Forest near Frasier Park. I had been dying to get up into the mountains and hoped to do some car camping. Unfortunately the higher elevation camp grounds were still closed for the winter.