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The Red Cliffs Recreation Area near St. George will be closed June 25-27 to accommodate geotechnical drilling and other work.
Upcoming work will install vehicle/pedestrian bridges at two low-water crossings on the Red Cliffs Road.
The three-day closure applies to:
Red Cliffs Road from the entrance gate to the campground
The campground and campground loop road
Day use areas within the campground
Red Reef Trail from the campground to the U.S. Forest Service boundary
Silver Reef Trail
The White Reef trailhead, which is accessed from the Red Cliffs Road just west of I-15, and the nonmotorized trail system in the White Reef area will remain open for public use.
For more information about the temporary closure, contact the Interagency Visitor Center in St. George at 435-688-3200.