Backcountry Road Storm Damage

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Date: August 16, 2010

Recent monsoon rains washed out portions of several backcountry roads in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Portions of Hole-in-the-Rock Road, the Burr Trail, and Blue Notch Road may be impassable, even for high clearance four-wheel drive vehicles.

County road crews are working to repair storm damage. Visitors are advised to contact local ranger stations regarding road conditions before embarking on backcountry travel.

The National Park Service Bullfrog Visitor Center in Bullfrog, Utah can be reached at 435-684-7423, the Bureau of Land Management Big Water Visitor Center can be reached at 435-675-3200, and the Escalante Interagency Visitor Center in Escalante, Utah can be reached at 435-826-5499.

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 1507
Page, AZ 86040


(928) 608-6200
Receptionist at Glen Canyon Headquarters This facility is open 7am-4pm MST Monday-Friday. The phone is not monitored when the building is closed.

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