Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Road Report
Strassenzustandsbericht - GSENM

Saturday, October 06, 2018

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

10/3/2018

2WD

None

Notom-Bullfrog

10/3/2018

2WD

2WD/4WD required south of Cedar Mesa campground. Per Capitol Reef NPS report.Patches of sand! Per Capitol Reef NPS report.

Road to Bullfrog Marina

9/17/2018

2WD

Wash crossings require high clearance. Recommend 4WD for some of the sandy wash crossings. 

Wolverine Loop

4/15/2018

2WD-HC
4WD

Bumpy, gravelly, recommend High Clearance

Cedar Wash

10/4/2018

impassable

Impassable from HIRR/unknown from Escalante.

Hole in the Rock

10/5/2018

4WD

Road has been graded to Red Well, after Red Well washboards and rough. Recommend 4WD-HC for last 7 miles.

Spencer Flat

9/30/2018

2WD-HC

Washboard & rough in place.

 

Roads to the North

Hells Backbone

10/4/2018

2WD

Good condition! Storms forecasted 10/6.

Posey Lake to Loa

10/4/2018

2WD

Areas of washboards! Forecasted rain/snow 10/6.

Whites Flat (FR #142)

10/4/2018

2WD

Areas of washboards! Forecasted rain/snow 10/6.

Griffin Top

10/4/2018

2WD-HC

Areas of washboards! Forecasted rain/snow 10/6.

North Creek (FR #149)

10/4/2018

2WD

Areas of washboards! Forecasted rain/snow 10/6.

Main Canyon

10/4/2018

2WD

A few soft spots and washboards.! Forecasted rain/snow 10/6.

 

Roads to the Central Areas

Smoky Mountain - Alvey Wash

9/30/2018

2WD

South end graded the week of 09/26. Rain expected 10/02.

Left Hand Collet

9/9/2018

4WD-HC

Badly washed out - High Clearance 4WD ONLY!

Croton

9/30/2018

2WD-HC

Rough in spots north of Grand Bench. Rain predicted 10/02.

Smoky Hollow

10/4/2018

4WD-HC

Conditions unknown!

 

Roads to the West

Cottonwood

10/4/2018

2WD-HC

Passable to Arch, not recommended south to 89! Rain forecasted 10/6.

Skutumpah

10/4/2018

2WD

Passable to Willis Creek/unknown conditions south. Rain forecasted 10/6.

Glendale Bench

9/30/2018

2WD

Dusty in spots. Rain forecasted for 10/02.

Paria Movie Set

10/1/2018

2WD

Graded late September. Rain expected 10/02.

House Rock Valley

10/4/2018

2WD-HC

Passable! Rain forecasted 10/06.

White House

10/4/2018

2WD-HC

Passable! Rain forecasted 10/06.

 

Additional Information:

Hello everyone here is a current updated road report. Rain is in the forecast which could have an impact on our roads. Always good to check with our local visitor centers for up dated info!

As always, PLAN AHEAD, BE PREPARED, AND BE SAFE!

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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