More roads closed in Pisgah National Forest

Press Release

U.S. Forest Service

PISGAH FOREST, N.C., Feb. 4, 2014 — The U.S. Forest Service is closing additional roads in the Pisgah National Forest. Roads closed currently will remain closed.

The closures effect the following roads:

  • Yellow Gap Road (1206) from junction with Wolf Ford Road to just before North Mills River Recreation Area
  • Courthouse Creek Road (140)
  • Headwaters Road (475B)

Access will remain open to North Mills River Recreation Area and Wolf Ford Horse Camp. Seasonal freeze and thaw caused soft road conditions that make driving difficult. Additional traffic can increase damage to roads and cause sediment runoff into adjacent streams. These conditions also create a public safety concern because of the likelihood of having difficulties traveling on the road, including the possibility of becoming stranded. The duration of these closures will be determined by weather conditions.


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