UPDATE: As of 11/30/23, US 340 has been reopened, and all recreational closures caused by the closure are lifted. Loudoun Heights Trail, the shoreline, and climbing in West Virginia are reopened.
Beginning September 12, 2023, rockslide stabilization work along US 340 will require closure of certain recreational opportunities for visitor and worker safety. This closure is expected to last for 90 days.
Loudoun Heights Trail will be closed from a point one mile east of its intersection with the Appalachian National Scenic Trail to Split Rock Overlook. Climbing and bouldering routes within in the park and east of the intersection of Chestnut Hill Road and US 340 will be closed. A 0.8 mile portion of river shoreline below the US 340 Rock Slide Project construction zone will also be closed. Potoma wayside will remain open.
Park Areas Currently Closed
Multiple areas are closed or altered due to conditions or maintenance.