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Forest Service Proposes Habitat Improvements around the High Knob Tower
Norton, VA—May 08, 2019— The USDA Forest Service is seeking comments on a project proposal that would improve pollinator habitat around the High Knob Tower in Wise County, Virginia. The go...

Thu, 09 May 2019 00:00:00 CDT

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Changes to recreation offerings for 2019 on the Clinch Ranger District
Some recreation sites and trails will delay opening as repairs are completed, some services will no longer be offered, and some recreation sites and trails will remain closed in 2019 in Scott, Lee, Dickenson and Wise Counties, Virginia. For details, view the news release %3Ahttps://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gwj/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD628208%3A or call the Clinch District Office at %3A276%3A 679-8370.

Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 CDT


Buck Mountain Trail (FT 434) is temporarily closed
Buck Mountain Trail %3AFT 434%3A is temporarily closed to all users due to construction on Hearthstone Dam in Augusta County, VA. The trail will remain closed until construction is complete. We expect the trail to reopen in October 2019. For more information, contact the North River Ranger District at 540-432-0187.

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 CST


Section of Tillman Road and Little River Road is temporarily closed
The section of Tillman Road %3AFR 101%3A near Hearthstone Dam and Little River Road %3AFR 1177%3A in Augusta County, VA is temporarily closed to all users due to construction on the dam. The 0.5 mile section of Tillman road will remain closed until construction is complete. We expect the road will reopen in October 2019. Through traffic travelling on Tillman road should plan an alternate route. Contact the North River Ranger District at 540-432-0187 for more information.

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 CST


Brandywine Recreational Area
Brandywine Recreation Area located in Pendleton County, is now open to the public, please be advised that fee control measures are in place. Due to the flooding rehabilitation some areas are still being worked on. For more information or questions, please call 540-432-0187.

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 CDT


Garden Mountain Road/Round Mountain Road (FR #610) Temporarily Closed (EDRD)
Due to road damage on private land, adjacent land owners have gated and closed the private land portion of Garden Mountain Road/Round Mountain Road from all public travel. This is no longer a through road; approximately 2.5 miles of the road is inaccessible. The closed private section begins in Burke's Garden on Back Rd/666 and ends after approximately 2 miles. Approximately an additional half mile is closed on the National Forest in order to stop westbound traffic at the last safe turn around. For additional information, contact the Eastern Divide Ranger District Office at: 540 552 4641.

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT