Getting Here

Dodge Ridge is by far the closest snow to Bay Area & Central Valley locations!

Apple Maps (navigation software on iphones) is not supplying correct information regarding Highway 108.  Highway 108 appears as closed when searching for directions to Dodge Ridge, but the restricted portion of Highway 108 is east of Dodge Ridge so the actual closure does not affect your drive here.  In order to alleviate this situation users must report the misinformation to Apple, and numerous reports must be placed in order to bring about change.  If you’d like to help, please take a look at these instructions on how to report the issue to Apple.

For Road Conditions
Call Cal Trans: 1-800-427-7623 (enter Hwy 108) also for current chain requirements, road conditions, and weather forecast please listen to our Snowphone by clicking here or by calling 209-536-5300.

 

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((Click Here)) to find out more about the easiest ride to Dodge Ridge.

Directions to Dodge Ridge
For exact directions from your home to Dodge Ridge Click Here
Enter your address in the “FROM” box in the “GET DIRECTIONS” link.
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If you are coming up for the day, a week, or a weekend, we’re easily accessible from:

  • Fresno and the southern Central Valley
  • From the Bay Area and the East Bay
  • From the Central Valley (Tracy, Pleasanton, Dublin, Modesto, Stockton, Riverbank, Oakdale)
  • The greater Sacramento area and the north Central Valley

Bay Area Directions:

Highway 108 connects Dodge Ridge to the San Francisco Bay Area via Interstate 580, Route 205 to Interstate 5 North. Merge onto Highway 120 East at exit 461, toward Manteca/Sonora. In Oakdale, turn left at F Street to merge with Highway 108 East toward Sonora and follow 108 for 60 mile to Pinecrest & Dodge Ridge turnoff.

Monterey Bay Area Directions:

Take Pacheco Pass (Hwy 152) to Los Banos, Route 165 North to Turlock, Hwy 99 North to Modesto, Hwy 108 to Pinecrest & Dodge Ridge.

Dodge Ridge is located 30 miles east of Sonora, near Pinecrest, just off of Highway 108. Turn
right off of 108 onto Pinecrest Lake Road – if you get to Strawberry you’ve
gone a bit too far. About a 1/3 mile down Pinecrest Lake Road take the first right onto Dodge
Ridge Road. We’re just a few miles up the road.

You’re welcome to call us at (209) 965-3474  if you need more specific directions.

Take the Tuolumne County Transit – Dodge Ridge Ski Bus

Once again this winter Dodge Ridge and Tuolumne County Transit have teamed up to bring local skiers and riders an affordable, efficient and environmentally friendly option to get to the mountain.  For just $10 per person, round trip, Ski Bus riders can sit back and relax on their easy winter ride to Dodge Ridge. In addition, this winter Dodge Ridge employees may use the bus to travel to and from work at no charge thanks to a cooperative agreement between Dodge Ridge and Tuolumne County Transit.

Starting  Dec. 19th, the Dodge Ridge Ski Bus will run daily through Jan. 3rd (excluding December 25, 2015 & January 1, 2016); switching to weekends and holidays after that through April. The route runs from Sonora to Dodge Ridge with over 15 pick-up and drop-off points in between. For a complete schedule and additional information about the Dodge Ridge Ski Bus, please visit DodgeSkiBus.com or call Tuolumne County Trasit at (209) 532-0404.

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Highway 108 Road Conditions

We groom miles and miles of groomers every night to ensure great snow conditions every day – that’s our promise.

Dodge Ridge is by far the closest snow to bay area and central valley locations. With no mountain passes to traverse, with a majority of the drive below snow line – that’s a fact.

Our snow phone (209-536-5300) has all the info you need, but we’d like to make your access to highway 108 conditions as easy as your drive to Dodge Ridge. Check out the links below or hop on facebook to follow your favorite news station on facebook and ask for winter road conditions for highway 108 in the ski and road reports. Get the conditions for the day while watching your morning news, and then be on your way to a great day of Skiing + Riding at Dodge Ridge!

Sacramento Stations:

KCRA 3

ABC News 10

CBS 13

Fox 40 News

Bay Area Stations:

CBS 5 (San Francisco)

ABC 7 (San Francisco)

KTVU (Oakland)

NBC 11 (San Jose)

Salinas/Moneterey:

KSBW 8

KION, KCBA Central Coast News

Fresno/Central Valley

KSEE 24

KMPH FOX 26

ABC 30 Action News

CBS 47

Apple / iPhone Map App Reporting Error

We are aware of a current error with Apple Maps that shows Highway 108 as closed prior to the Dodge Ridge turnoff. You are actually able to travel along Highway 108 unimpeded until the turn off at Pinecrest Lake Road, which connects to Dodge Ridge Road.

Please help us in correcting this error. When using the Apple Maps app if you could please:

  • Hit the link on the bottom right of the app and choose “Report a Problem”.
  • Select “My problem isn’t listed”
  • Copy and paste this text: “Your app is indicating that Highway 108 is closed at an incorrect location. It is true that Sonora Pass (Hwy 108) does close for the winter months, but the closure does not occur until much further up Highway 108, east of Pinecrest Lake. Please amend to properly communicate accurate directions along highway 108 to locations such as Dodge Ridge Ski Resort.”

We appreciate you taking the time to report this issue on behalf of all Dodge Ridge skiers and riders who rely on Apple Maps for navigation.

Questions or comments? E-mail info@dodgeridge.com.