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  • Status of Cranberry Backcountry Road -- 04/19/2021

    Several bridges on or near the Cranberry Backcountry Road are closed for construction. Although the area is open for public use, avoid construction zones and stay alert. Increased construction traffic may be present.

    Cranberry Backcountry Road (Forest Road 76)

    Bridge on FR 76 at Rough Run is open for pedestrian, bicycle and equestrian use, but with a reduced load limit.  Please, no more than one horse on the bridge at the same time.

    Bridge on FR 76 near the North Fork Shelter is open.

    Dogway Road (Forest Road 78)

    Bridge on FR 78 near junction with Cranberry Backcountry Road at Dogway Shelter is closed to all use.


    Contact the Gauley Ranger District for more information: (304) 846 - 2695.