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Washout leads to road, campground closures


For public safety, the Medicine Bow National Forest is temporarily closing Forest Service Roads 225 and 496, and part of the Ryan Park Campground.

These facilities are located on the Brush Creek-Hayden Ranger District. Runoff from last winter’s above-average snowpack has washed out these roads at stream crossings near Ryan Park and Hog Park Reservoir, making both roads impassable.

High water over a stream crossing near Quimby Park has also made Forest Road 415 temporarily impassable. Although currently open and passable by high-clearance vehicles, there is at least one minor washout o...

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