NewsLocal News


Mudslides block road, force closures in Diamond Fork Canyon

Posted at 3:49 PM, Jun 21, 2024

UTAH COUNTY, Utah — The Utah County Sheriff's Office is warning travelers heading towards Diamond Fork Canyon to be prepared for road closures due to mudslides following Friday's storms.

According to the department, Diamond Fork Road before and after the Fifth Water Hot Springs Trailhead is blocked because of the mudslides.

Visitors are being told to avoid the area as heavy equipment crews work to clear the path.

Officials say there are currently no indications of anyone being caught in the debris at this time.

Public Works crews will work to clear the road, but the closures are expected to last for several hours.