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  • Hurricane Florence Closures on the Uwharrie and Croatan NF

    The U.S. Forest Service, Forest Supervisor, having closely tracked the forecast models of Hurricane Florence, has decided to close down all remaining recreation sites, day use or overnight,  in the Croatan and Uwharrie National Forests by Thursday September 13th at 12 noon. 

    This will include the temporary suspension of creating reservations on www.recreation.gov. Cancelled reservations, for this timeframe, will be refunded by the reservation service.

    The Forest Service will close all seasonal gates, to ensure no one has the opportunity to get trapped behind gates.  We strongly request that, due to expected wind and rainfall, the public not use trails or general forest areas. Emergency response times will be multiplied if an incident or medical emergency were to occur.

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