Snow is falling on the Bears Ears

Posted at 10:06 AM, Dec 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-11 12:06:18-05

BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENT, Utah — Snow is falling on the Bears Ears.

According to a post on the US Forest Service-Manti-La Sal National Forest’s Facebook page, 4-5 inches of snow fell on Elk Ridge and the Bears Ears National Monument Thursday.

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Both of those areas are south and west of Monticello in southeast Utah.

Rangers reported the snow is making travel in the area difficult.