Appalachian Trail trailheads closed in WNC

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  • March 30, 2020
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Despite social distancing guidelines, large crowds have continued to flock to the Appalachian Trail, forcing the U.S. Forest Service to close trailhead access in Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests in North Carolina and Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee. 

The sites impacted by the most recent closures include:

Max Patch- Cherokee and Pisgah National Forests Roan Mountain/ Carvers Gap- Cherokee and Pisgah National Forests Lovers Leap- Pisgah National Forest Wayah Bald- Nantahala National Forest Cheoah Bald- Nantahala National Forest Hampton and Dennis Cove Trailheads (Laurel Falls)- Cherokee National Forest Osborne Farm- Cherokee National Forest

(Source: Asheville Citizen Times)

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