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National forests in South waive campground fees for storm evacuees
ATLANTA %3ASeptember 29, 2022%3A – The Southern Region of the U.S. Forest Service is immediately waiving fees and making campgrounds available for individuals and families displaced by Hurrican...

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 00:00:00 CDT

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Some district offices temporarily closed Oct 6
The following district offices will be temporarily closed Thursday, October 6 for employee training: Lee Ranger District, North River Ranger District, James River & Warm Springs Ranger District, Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, and Clinch Ranger District Please plan to visit our offices another day.

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 00:00:00 CDT


New - Sunday hunting on National Forest lands in Virginia this fall
Virginia law now allows hunting on Sunday on public and private land, including National Forest System lands, with some exceptions. Wear blaze orange to be seen when recreating on the Forest. See the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources website for detailed information about the new regulations and other restrictions.%3A General Information & Hunting Regulations | Virginia DWR%3A

Wed, 28 Sep 2022 00:00:00 CDT


Temp Closure: Rocky Run ATV trail, Second Mountain, Long Run Road
The Rocky Run ATV trail in Rockingham County, including Second Mountain Road %3AForest Road #502%3A, is temporarily closed. The southeast portion of Long Run Road %3AForest Road #72%3A is also temporarily closed. National Forest system roads and trails will be intermittently closed over the next several months as the 500 kilovolt electricity transmission line running through Rockingham County, Va and Pendleton County, WVa. is being rebuilt. For current information visit Dominion Energy's project map - GWNF Construction Status %3Aarcgis.com%3A Signs and barrels have been installed at specific locations to prevent vehicular, ATV, and pedestrian traffic from entering the project area. Please adhere to these notices as you navigate the Forest.

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 00:00:00 CDT


Hughes Creek Road in Bath County is temporarily closed
Hughes Creek Road %3AForest Service Road #192%3A in Bath County is temporarily closed as we work to replace a culvert. Once the repair work is complete, the road will reopen, likely in mid-October. The new culvert will improve drainage and allow easier passage of fish and other amphibians under the roadbed. For more information please contact the James River Warm Springs Ranger District at 540-839-252

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 00:00:00 CDT