Is the road to Little Cottonwood Canyon open?

Is the road to Little Cottonwood Canyon open?

#RoadUpdate Both Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons are open. Drive with caution as @UtahDOT crews continue to clear storm damage debris.

Why is Cottonwood canyon closed?

ORIGINAL STORY: Rockslides close Big Cottonwood Canyon SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Big Cottonwood Canyon is closed due to two rock and mudslides that have covered the roads. Crews are up the canyon now trying to clear the roads as they battle ongoing rain and wind.

Are the canyons open?

Almost all canyons are now open. The exception are those around Kanangra, and some accessed from Newnes.

Are chains required up Big Cottonwood Canyon?

The Utah Department of Transportation requires ALL vehicles travelling in Big and Little Cottonwood canyons to be equipped with approved snow tires October 1st through April 30th. No bald tires! Absent approved snow tires (sometimes called winter tires) properly sized tire chains must be in your possession.

How to check road conditions in Cottonwood Canyons?

To check current road conditions in the Cottonwood Canyons, scroll down for the UDOT Traffic Cameras in each canyon, which are listed in uphill order. You can also view the weather forecast, and get to the UDOT Road Weather Forecast page from here.

How long is the road from Cannonville to Cottonwood?

Distance: 46 miles one way Road Conditions: Most of the road is a dirt and gravel surface. For nine miles, from Cannonville to Kodachrome Basin State Park, the road is paved. Endpoints: Cottonwood Canyon Road starts (or ends, depending on the direction you are traveling) in Cannonville.

Where is the Cottonwood Canyon Road in Utah?

Since we were traveling from Page, Arizona up to Escalante, Utah, Cottonwood Canyon Road was the perfect shortcut through Grand Staircase-Escalante. It was a great decision, as this route saved us the time of driving much longer distances on the highways and we got to see a beautiful part of Utah.

How long is the drive from Grosvenor Arch to Cottonwood Canyon?

We drove Cottonwood Canyon Road from south to north. Our journey took just under two hours and we did stop frequently for photos and for a visit at Grosvenor Arch. During our drive, there were very few other cars on the road. It is a beautiful drive through desert and mountainous terrain.