KBHR Road Conditions

State Route 38 (Big Bear City to Redlands)
Open  -  No Chains Required

State Route 18 (Big Bear City to Lucerne Valley)
Open  -  No Chains Required – R0

State Route 18 (Big Bear Lake to Running Springs)
Open  –  No Chains Required - R0

Highways in the Big Bear Valley
Open  -  No Chains Required – Ro

Highway 330 (Running Springs to Highland)
Open  -  No Chains Required – R0

Caltrans Chain Control Requirement Levels:

R-0: No Restrictions
R-1: Chains or snow tread tires required. Snow tires must have a tread depth of 6/32″ with an M&S imprint on the tire’s sidewall.
R-2: Chains required on all vehicles, except four-wheel drives or all-wheel drives with snow tread tires on all four wheels. Four-wheel drives must carry chains in the vehicle. If you have four-wheel drive, engage it. Use 4-Low only if your vehicle becomes stuck.
R-3: Chains required on all vehicles, no exceptions.

IT’S THE LAW: Carry tire chains at all times during winter travel in the mountains!