Road Conditions - July 5, 2019
Warning: Watch for potholes on all paved roads.
Warning: Most dirt roads in the park require high clearance of 8" or more and 4-wheel drive and some knowledge of driving on rough dirt, gravel and 4-wheel drive roads. Road conditions can change quickly and cell phone signal is speradic and does not work throughout most of the preserve, so do not rely on them. Check with a Ranger on vehicle requirements and conditions on the specific roads you plan to travel before you leave the pavement!
When traveling to the preserve via I-15 or I-40 check the Caltrans Highway Information Service for up-to-the-minute conditions at 1-800-427-7623.
Current weather and forecasts:
Temperatures thois weekend will rise rapidly to above normal levels by Thursday and Friday. This could lead to an increasing risk of heat related impacts. Below are other temperatures in the desert area:
Kingman 98 to 103
Las Vegas 105 to 109
Mesquite 107 to 111
Death Valley 119 to 121
Baker CA 109 to 112
There is an outside chance that monsoon moisture will reach areas southeast of I-15 late in the week; if it does not, temperatures could climb even higher.
Last updated: July 11, 2019