Check this page for the latest updates on the Grizzly Creek Fire and links to official information sources for evacuations and closures. Many early closures have been lifted. As of September 19, closures include the area burned by the fire, Transfer Trail, and hiking trails into the burned area, including Hanging Lake, Grizzly Creek and No Name. Colorado River recreation areas from Dotsero through Glenwood Canyon to No Name also remain closed.
Latest Acreage: 32,431 acres, 50 square miles
Total Personnel: 40
Fire info Phone Line: (970) 930-1850
Facebook Information Page: facebook.com/GrizzlyCreekFireCO
Incident Webpage: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6942/
Fire Maps: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/maps/6942/
- For the latest evacuation information please click here.
- Garfield County residents can sign up for reverse 911 evacuation alerts at GARCO911.COM
- Eagle County residents can sign up for reverse 911 evacuation alerts at ECALERT.ORG
I-70 between Glenwood Springs and Gypsum is open. But, rest areas and the bike path through the canyon are closed. Coffee Pot Road reopens Saturday, Sept.12 but officials warn that fire crews are still working in the area and urge the public to be mindful of road conditions.Transfer Trail and Clinetop Mesa Roads and areas of the Flattops accessed by those roads remain closed plus many surrounding White River National Forest and BLM roads.The Sweetwater Road access to the Flat Tops is open. Independence Pass is open to passenger vehicles only - no semis, camper/trailers, RVs or any vehicle over 35 feet long. Cottonwood Pass is open to critical, local passenger vehicles only.
More closure information is at COTRIP.com
You can find our news coverage of the fire linked at the bottom of this page or at kdnk.org/term/grizzly-creek-fire