Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Road Report
Strassenzustandsbericht - GSENM

Monday, September 18, 2017

All road conditions can change RAPIDLY due to weather.
Please contact the nearest visitor center for the most current conditions.

In courtsy of Bureau of Land Management Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Cannonville Visitor Center

The report may not reflect the most current conditions.
DO NOT DRIVE OFF-ROAD AROUND MUDDY SECTIONS! – If you can’t get through by staying on the road, then turn around!!
 

Roads to the East

Burr Trail

9/17/2017

2WD

Unpaved section recently graded.

Notom-Bullfrog

9/17/2017

2WD

2WD Recently graded! Per Capitol Reef NPS report.

Road to Bullfrog Marina

9/17/2017

2WD

2WD Recently graded! Per Capitol Reef NPS road report.

Wolverine Loop

9/18/2017

4WD-HC

4WD-HC recommended. Conditions unknown! Possible washouts.

Cedar Wash

9/6/2017

2WD

A few ruts from recent rain storms.

Hole in the Rock

9/15/2017

2WD-HC

Standing mud puddles to Dry Fork, 2WD vehicles use caution. Recommend 4WD-HC for last 7 miles.

Spencer Flat

8/29/2017

2WD-HC

2WD-HC, AWD recommended for rough spots!

 

Roads to the North

Hells Backbone

9/18/2017

2WD

2WD Good condition, some washboards.

Posey Lake to Loa

9/18/2017

2WD

Good condition, some washboards.

Whites Flat (FR #142)

9/18/2017

2WD

Good condition, some washboards.

Griffin Top

9/18/2017

2WD

Good condition. Clearance helpful in a few areas.

North Creek (FR #149)

9/18/2017

2WD

Good condition. Clearance helpful in some areas.

Main Canyon

9/18/2017

2WD

Good condition.

 

Roads to the Central Areas

Smoky Mountain - Alvey Wash

9/5/2017

2WD-HC

Good condition, except for a few shallow washouts.

Left Hand Collet

9/18/2017

4WD

4WD Recommended; Rough and rocky spots, some areas of flood damage! 4WD required!

Croton

7/13/2017

2WD-HC,
4WD-HC

Rough, rocky, and remote. HC required, 4WD recommended.

Smoky Hollow

8/25/2017

2WD-HC

Some banks require hire clearance.

 

Roads to the West

Cottonwood

9/18/2017

2WD-HC

Possible ruts from recent rain. Kane County working on road.

Skutumpah

9/18/2017

2WD-HC

Some rough spots. South Central working along road. Expect some delays!

Glendale Bench

9/18/2017

2WD

2WD w/ caution to washboard.

Paria Movie Set

9/3/2016

2WD

2WD to picnic area, impassable beyond.

House Rock Valley

9/18/2016

2WD-HC

Buckskin crossing out/use bypass route.

White House

9/18/2017

2WD-HC

Caution to rough spots.

 

Additional Information:

Hello everyone here is a current updated road report. September and October is a busy time of year with visitors wanting to drive the back roads. Sometime road conditions are not reflected on the road report. Our friendly visitor center folks can help out for current conditions. Be safe out there and enjoy the fall.
 
Phone numbers for the Monument's visitor centers are as follows:
Escalante Interagency Visitor Center: (435) 826-5499
Kanab Visitor Center: (435) 644-1300
Big Water Visitor Center: (435) 675-3200
Cannonville Visitor Center: (435) 826-5640
 

Comment:
2WD: car w/ two wheel drive (Fahrzeug mit Zweiradantrieb)
4WD: car w/ four wheel drive (Fahrzeug mit Vierradantrieb)
HC: High Clearance (Hohe Bodenfreiheit)
 

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