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Davison Road Closed for Seasonal Grading

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Date: October 28, 2011
Contact: Candace Tinkler, 707-465-7304

Davison Road, off U.S. 101 in Orick, Calif., will be closed to the public beginning Monday, October 31 for seasonal grading and road surface repairs. Road crews will work Monday-Thursday, and anticipate the project to take at least two weeks.

The road will be open on weekends, from 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays to 7 a.m. on Mondays, during this work period to allow visitation to Elk Meadow, the Trillium Falls Trail, Gold Bluffs Beach, and Fern Canyon.

In the interim, visitors are encouraged to explore other nearby areas of the park, including the Redwood Creek Trail, Dolason Prairie, and Lady Bird Johnson Grove.

Questions about the closure dates may be directed to Public Information Officer Candace Tinkler at 707-465-7304 or Park Guide Rob Sewell at 707-465-7335.

This news release can also be viewed, downloaded, and/or printed here (PDF, 72 KB).

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you see that bullet cross the treetops? That's the marbled murrelet! The robin-sized seabird nests on the branches of old-growth conifer trees and flies to and from the ocean at 60 miles per hour. In the ocean, it feeds on fish. This bird is listed as state-endangered and federally-threatened.