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Customer service remains high on list of priorities for the Clinch Ranger District Office
Norton, VA., 18 March 2021— The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are committed to maximizing public access and services during the COVID-19 pandemic while ensuring the safety and...

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 00:00:00 CST

Alerts & Notices


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Fuel Spill in Jackson River in Highland County
There has been a major fuel spill in the Jackson River along State Route 220. Do not enter the Jackson River for any purpose including boating or fishing. This is an emergent situation and information is limited at this time. State and local officials are responding.

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 CST


Use caution on Forest Service Roads due to snow and icy conditions
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests officials remind the public that the Forest Service does not remove snow or plow roads during winter months. Warmer temperatures and melting snow will cause roads to become wet and dangerous. Be prepared. Check local and extended weather forecasts before traveling and use extreme caution when driving on Forest Service roads.

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 00:00:00 CST


Appalachian National Scenic Trail Shelters/Privies Temporarily Shut Down
The Appalachian Trail is open, however trail shelters and privies are temporarily shut down.

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 00:00:00 CDT


Facility and recreation area changes in response to COVID-19
In coordination with state and local health and safety guidelines, National Forests remain open; however, services at our facilities may be changed, suspended or offered through alternate approaches as we manage for the health and safety of our work force and the public. Offices are temporarily closed to the public. Public services are available by phone, mail, and email. Call your nearest office for more information. Check our recreation page for the current status of recreation sites.

Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 CDT