October will bring seasonal road closures to forest land.
In a release from the U.S. Forest Service, they say that on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, the Olympic National Forest will close and lock seasonal gates on the south part of the forest.
These closures include areas on;
According to the release, the closures are designed to;
These closures are expected to last through Thursday, April 30, 2020, are part of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Olympic National Forest and the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife.
The closures extend only to the use of motorized vehicles; accessing the road systems behind the gates via hiking or mountain biking is still permissible.
For questions, please contact Betsy Howell at Olympic National Forest, 360-765-2230.