Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Abrams Falls Trail is closed

The Abrams Falls Trail in Cades Cove is closed, apparently due to bear activity. Right now there is no other information available.

In addition to the trail closing, there are a couple of new bear warnings posted today as well. Just this past Friday there were 11 warnings. There are now 14. Here's the full list:

• Backcountry Campsites 6, 13, 21, 24, 29, 35, 38
• Cosby Knob Shelter
• Icewater Spring Shelter
• Mount Le Conte Shelter
• Pecks Corner Shelter
• Tricorner Knob Shelter
• Trillium Gap Trail up to and around Grotto Falls
• Crooked Arm Ridge Trail (lower portion)

Here's a list of closings due to bear activity:

• Backcountry Campsites 10, 15, 40, and 93
• Russell Field Shelter

Here's the link to the GSMNP website.

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1 comment:

Rachel said...

My aunt and uncle are venturing in the smokies this week- I think they left today! Ahhh! I did warn them about bears. Tsk. Tsk.