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  • White Horse Timber Sale area closure

    On Monday, Nov. 19, the Monongahela National Forest is closing the White Horse Timber Sale area to all public entry while a helicopter is used to lift cut trees. The area closure if necessary to ensure public safety while the helicopter is in use. The closure will end in several weeks.

    The timber sale is located on the Gauley Ranger District; east of Dyer, West Virginia and north of the Williams River Road (Forest Road 86). To see a map of the closed area, click here.

    Heavy log truck traffic is expected on the Williams River Road during time of active logging operations. Travelers are advised to use caution when driving in this area.

    For more information, call the Gauley Ranger Station at 304-846-2695.