Logging Begins at Piney Campground

Contact(s): Leona Rodreick

     The Pintler Ranger District is advising travelers that log removal from the “Piney Campground Salvage” project begins Mon. Dec. 8.  The project is located at the Piney Campground and Camp Watanopa area along the northwestern edge of Georgetown Lake.

     Logging operations will occur weekdays Mon. through Fri. through April 2015.  Log trucks will be hauling logs along Forest Service Road 9463 (Kelly Ann Drive) to Highway 1.  The road will remain open however, visitors are asked to drive cautiously and be aware of logging activities in the area and expect short delays.

     Public access to both Piney Campground and Piney boat launch will be closed in order to provide for visitor and worker safety during this time. Visitors to this area are also asked to not park in front of the gates.

     For additional information contact the Pintler Ranger District in Philipsburg at (406) 859-3211.