Fossil Creek

National Wild and Scenic River



Health and Safety concerns warrant periodic
Fossil Creek road closures

Congestion on road to Fossil Creek Area

During the summer months, periodic closures may be implemented on the Fossil Creek Road 708, between the hours of 10 AM and 5 PM. Such closures are determined necessary due to the areas increased popularity, excessive traffic and limited parking capacity.

When a reasonable capacity is exceeded, gridlock occurs, emergency vehicles cannot get through and visitor traffic flow is at a standstill. Vehicle access into the area will be limited to address this situation. Specifically, the closures will be located on Forest Road 708. For an up-to-date information recording, call the Fossil Creek Hotline at 928-226-4611.

Camping and fire prohibitions remain in effect for the area.

Traffic Congestion on Fossil Springs Area Roads