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Road closed for logging operations

Courthouse Creek Road, located on the Pisgah Ranger District near Pisgah Forest, is closed to motorized use through Dec. 31.

The closure is due to active timber operations involving the use of heavy equipment and large trucks. Courthouse Creek Road is narrow with a steep embankment and few turnouts, making it difficult for vehicles to pass each other safely. 

The area is open to non-motorized use, but hikers and bikers should be aware of the increased truck traffic. A current closure map is available at www.fs.usda.gov/internet/fse_documents/fseprd772617.pdf.

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