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  • Are Forest Service access roads open?
    All local roads are open right now.
  • Is the road open to the Lands End Observatory?
    Yes it is open!
  • Are the nearby campgrounds open
    All campgrounds are open right now.
  • Is the Visitors Center open?
    Yes it is. Their hours of operation are in the summer are from 8 am to 5 pm. You can see their website here.
  • Has the ice on Island Lake melted?
    Yes, all ice on all lakes on the Grand Mesa has melted.
  • How much snow is on the ground?
    All snow is gone.
  • Is there a fire ban?
    There is no fire ban at this time, but this can change quickly depending on the weather. See up-to-date status on fire bans here.
  • How are local road conditions?
    See a nearby road camera here.
  • Is highway 65 open?
    Yes. You can see local road closures at
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