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ST THOMAS ROAD CLOSED DUE TO STORM DAMAGE
National Park Service
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release
For Immediate Release: August 27, 2012
Contact: Kevin Turner, 702-293-8712
ST. THOMAS ROAD CLOSED DUE TO STORM DAMAGE
LAS VEGAS, NV - The National Park Service announced today that St. Thomas Road,Approved Road 109, is closed to the public until further notice due to storm damage. National Park Service Rangers urge visitors to use caution when traveling on park roads for the next few weeks. Recent storms have left backcountry areas with debris on roadways and in some cases, backcountry roads are washed out completely. The park will have heavy equipment and operators working to clear debris over the next several weeks. All paved roads and access roads to developed areas are open.
Did You Know?
As early as 3,000 years ago, people inhabiting the Southwest began chiseling and painting pictures on rocks and cliff walls. Preserved by the dry climate, much of this rock art ranging from complicated geometric designs to huge figures, remains to puzzle, astonish, and awe modern-day viewers.