Monday, June 22, 2009

New bear warning for Laurel Falls Trail near Gatlinburg

You can add the popular Laurel Falls Trails to the list of trails and campsites that currently have bear warning posted as a result of recent bear activity.

Laurel Falls is the fourth trail to be added to the list which includes, the Little River, Trillium Gap (near Grotto Falls) and Crooked Arm Ridge trails.

The Abrams Falls Trail remains closed and won’t reopen until the black bear prowling around it can be tracked or caught.

There are a total of 14 shelters and campsites that have posted warnings, in addition to 4 campsites and one shelter that are closed.

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