Allegheny NF re-opens Boat Access Campgrounds

Allegheny NF re-opens Boat Access Campgrounds

Allegheny NF re-opens Boat Access Campgrounds

U.S. FOREST SERVICE – ALLEGHENY NATIONAL FOREST·FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019

NEWS RELEASE Release No.: FY191944
For Immediate Release
Allegheny National Forest
4 Farm Colony Drive
Warren, PA 16365
Christopher Warner, Public Affairs Officer
O: (814) 728-6115; C: (814) 406-8589
Email: christopher.warner@usda.gov
www.fs.usda.gov/allegheny Facebook: @AlleghenyNF Twitter: @Allegheny_NFAllegheny NF re-opens Boat Access CampgroundsWarren, Pa. (June 28, 2019) — The USDA Forest Service – Allegheny National Forest has completed the routine maintenance and hazard abatement on three of the five previously temporarily closed boat accessible campgrounds on the Allegheny Reservoir. These temporary closures were necessary for the public’s safety. The Forest Service has been working diligently to update maintenance and address hazards within these campgrounds in order to re-open them as quickly and safely as possible. The three campgrounds that are now opened, effective Friday, June 28, 2019, are: · Hooks Brook· Morrison · Pine GroveThe campgrounds that remain temporarily closed are (see attached):· Handsome Lake· HopewellWe ask that the public refrain from utilizing the Handsome Lake and Hopewell campgrounds until such work is complete. The Forest Service is committed to ensuring that our campgrounds are safe and enjoyable for the public. If you see hazards while camping and hiking please notify the ANF – Supervisors Office at (814) 723-5150.#
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