Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Road Report
Strassenzustandsbericht - GSENM

Monday, November 22, 2021

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

11/9/2021

2WD

Dry.

Notom-Bullfrog

11/14/2021

2WD-HC

2WD HC. Per Capitol Reef NPS report.

Road to Bullfrog Marina

11/14/2021

2WD

2WD Conditions. Per Capitol Reef NPS report.

Wolverine Loop

11/4/2021

2WD-HC

Slow going due to deep ruts and soft, steep wash crossings. 4WD not necessary but recommended.

Cedar Wash

11/6/2021

2WD-HC

Some minor guttering from storms.

Hole in the Rock

11/19/2021

2WD, 4WD

Rough washboards to Egypt turn off! Recommend 4WD-HC for last 7 miles.

Spencer Flat

11/7/2021

2WD-HC

Gravelly, small ruts.

 

Roads to the North

Hells Backbone

11/19/2021

2WD-HC

Recommend 2WD High Clearance. Conditions subject to change!

Posey Lake to Loa

11/19/2021

4WD-HC

Extensive mud and puddles/washboard.

Whites Flat (FR #142)

11/19/2021

2WD-HC

Road is in good conditions. Conditions subject to change!

Griffin Top

11/19/2021

4WD-HC

Road is in good condition. Conditions subject to change!

North Creek (FR #149)

11/19/2021

2WD-HC

Good condition, with conditions subject to change!

Main Canyon

11/19/2021

2WD

Good condition, with conditions subject to change!

 

Roads to the Central Areas

Smoky Mountain - Alvey Wash

11/16/2021

2WD-HC

Rough near Drip Tank wash. Rutted in spots.

Left Hand Collet

10/21/2021

Impassable

Impassable due to recent flooding!

Croton

11/12/2021

4WD-HC

4WD needed north of Alstrom Pt. turnoff. Many washouts.

Smoky Hollow

9/12/2021

2WD-HC

Some of the washes have been steeply dug by recent rains.

 

Roads to the West

Cottonwood

11/17/2021

2WD

Good condition with short segments of washboards.

Skutumpah

11/17/2021

2WD

Road is in good condition with some rough areas north to Cannonville.

Glendale Bench

9/22/2021

2WD

Road has recently been graded and is 2WD passable.

Paria Movie Set

10/31/2021

2WD

Dry. Recommend vehicle with moderate clearance for wash crossings past day use area.

House Rock Valley

10/27/2021

2WD

From 89 to Stateline; dry & rough.

White House

11/17/2021

2WD

Road is in good condition.

 

Additional Information:

Hi everyone, here is a current updated road report. Still waiting for the first major storm to hit. Most roads are in good condition, some have plenty of washboarding due to dry conditions.

Be careful out there.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Be Safe and take care!
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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