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Sycamore Cycles Trail Report


Last updated 4/9/2020 at 10:53am


•The lower portion of Avery Creek Road (FSR 477) and associated designated campsites are closed.

•Looking Glass Falls recreation area is closed.

•Pink Beds recreation area is closed.

•Coontree recreation area is closed.

•Ivestor Gap (FSR 816) is closed.

•Trailhead facilities and other access points to the Appalachian Trail are closed to the public.

•All public facilities in Pisgah National Forest are closed including picnic pavilions, shooting ranges and restrooms.

•Sliding Rock in Pisgah National Forest is closed.

•Off Highway Vehicle trail systems in Pisgah National Forest are temporarily shut down.

•All Pisgah National Forest Campgrounds are closed. This does not include dispersed campsites at the moment.

•Gorges State Park is closed to the public.

•DuPont State Forest is closed to the public.

•All backcountry campsites are closed on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Trail Conditions

•Avoid traffic on Bennett Gap on the section below Coontree as trail work is underway

•Several trees down on lower Horse Cove Gap

•Two trees down on Cantrell Creek Trail

•Tree down on Butter Gap Trail

•Trees down and debris on Pilot Clove/ Slate Rock Trail

•Tree down on Fletcher Creek Trail

•Trees down on Vineyard Gap Trail

•Tree down across road on South Ridge Road near Sleepy Gap Trail

•Long Branch Trail overgrown and washed out in spots

•Trees down on Wagon Road Gap Trail

•Multiple trees down on Never Ending Road in Mills River

•Seasonal road closures at Headwater Road and Yellow Gap Road

­­­•Please contact [email protected] for trail/downed tree reports


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