Sunday, December 16, 2012

Nantahala Ranger District Announces Seasonal Road Closures

The Nantahala Ranger District today announced season road closures from Jan. 2 to April 1, 2013.

During this period, the following roads are susceptible to freezing and thawing, and they become soft and easily damaged by traffic.

The roads to be closed are Boardtree (#388), Upper Nantahala (#67), Deep Gap (#71), Shingletree Branch (#713), Shope Fork (#751), Ball Creek (#83), and Connelly Creek (#86 through Alarka-Laurel), Wayah Bald (#690, Little Yellow Mountain (#367), Big Creek (#4567), Cold Spring Gap (#4663), Moses Creek (#4651), Old Bald Rd (#4652), Sugar Creek (#4665), Gage Creek (#4648), Wolf Mountain (#4663C), Charley Knob (#4654), and Beech Flats (#4668).

Winespring/Whiteoak (#711) will be left open as long as weather conditions permit. In addition, the Wayehutta Off-Road Vehicle area will close on Dec. 15, 2012.

For more information, contact Bryan Killian at 828-524-6441


Jeff
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