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  • Cherokee, Nantahala and Pisgah NF temporarily shut down access points to AT

    Asheville, NC, March 28, 2020 - The Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests in North Carolina, and the Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee are temporarily shutting down trailhead facilities and other access points to the Appalachian National Scenic Trail to prevent groups from congregating and to protect public health and safety.

    The decision aligns with state and local measures to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

    For more information and a complete list of temporarily shutdown trailheads and access points please click here