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Monday August 21st, 2017 12:35AM

Chattahoochee National Forest: Wildcat Road, campground closed following landslide

By AccessWDUN staff

The U.S. Forest Service will partially close Wildcat Road on the Chattooga Ranger District in Rabun County on Monday to allow road work after a landslide. The road will be closed beyond Wildcat 1 Campground to the end of the road, including the entrance to Wildcat 2 Campground.

"This closure is needed to protect natural resources and public safety," warned Chattooga District Ranger Ryan Foote.  He added, "This road work will protect the forest and watershed, and I ask folks to respect the closure for the safety of road crew workers and themselves."

As a result of the road work, Wildcat 2 Campground will also be closed June 26-30.  The other campground, Wildcat 1, will remain open and available for camping as this is located before the construction work.

For updated information on current conditions on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, visit www.fs.usda.gov/conf, or call the Chattooga River Ranger District office at (706)754-6221 Monday through Friday between 8 am - 12 pm or 1 pm - 4:30 pm.  Additional updates will be posted to the forest's alert page at http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/conf/alerts-notices. 

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