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Officials: Swimming Conditions In Pisgah Hazardous


Last updated 8/30/2021 at 12:51pm

Many are likely preparing to suit up and enjoy the water during these last weeks of summer.

Unfortunately, in the Pisgah Ranger District swimming, tubing, and boating may come with additional hazards, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Potentially unsafe conditions for water activities have been found during assessments of the district’s most popular recreation areas.

One of the district’s most popular uses in the summer months is tubing on the Davidson River between Coontree Picnic Area and Sycamore Flats Picnic Area (currently closed).

Staff found several log jams in...

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