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June 14, 2019 - UPDATE On Canyon Openings And Closures In Utah County


Posted On : 6/14/2019 3:22:46 PM

Updated information from the US Forest Service as of June 14, 2019 regarding road openings in Utah County Canyons.


*** PRESS RELEASE June 14, 2019 ***

Loyal Clark, Public Affairs Officer with Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, has provided updated information regarding road and canyon openings in Utah County.  The updates are as follows:

-Alpine Loop Road (SR-92) is open all the way between American Fork Canyon and Provo Canyon.

-All day use areas in American Fork Canyon are open but they do not have water available.

-Mineral Basin Road in American Fork Canyon is open.

-Silver Lake Flat Road in American Fork Canyon is open.

-Little Mill and Granite Flat campgrounds in American Fork Canyon are open but do not have water available.

-Timpooneke road in American Fork Canyon is still closed due to lingering snow drifts on the road.

-Nebo Loop Road in Payson Canyon is open from the north to the Blackhawk Campground turn off and from the south in Nephi Canyon to Devil's Kitchen.  The entire road is not expected to be open for 2-4 more weeks due do snow and tree hazards.  Clearance is weather dependent.

-Blackhawk Campground in Payson Canyon will be closed for the entire season.

-Santaquin Canyon Road is still closed due to a large avalanche and debris still blocking the road.  This avalanche is still 12'-15' deep where it crosses the road.

-Payson Lakes Campground was scheduled to open today at noon but does not have water available.

For questions contact Sergeant Spencer Cannon, Public Information Officer, Utah County Sheriff's Office, Utah County Sheriff's Office.

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