Landslide Leads to Emergency Closure of Big Creek River Access and Picnic Area

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Date: February 22, 2018
Contact: Kenneth Gilreath, (423) 569-9778
Contact: Christopher Derman

Effective immediately, a landslide caused by recent heavy rains has resulted in an emergency closure of the access route to Big Creek boat launch and picnic area to all public and unauthorized traffic.

This closure is conducted in the interest of public safety and to ensure park staff are able to concentrate completely on making necessary repairs.

The closure to the area is temporary and expected to reopen for public use Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Last updated: February 22, 2018

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