Road and Trail Closures

maintenance crew repairing a boardwalk
A maintenance crew works on rebuilding the Sandstone Falls boardwalk.

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As the park continually strives to make improvements that will provide for better visitor experiences, some areas may be temporarily closed or partially closed. Below is a listing of current projects and closures in the park.
Road Closures Map February 2021

Current Road and Trail Closures

Work is being done throughout the park as well as on several state roads that will unfortunately cause some closures and delays in the park. While we regret any inconveniences this may cause, these projects will ultimately improve visitor experiences and safety throughout the park.
Trail or Road Location Description of Work Being Done Effects on Travel
Sandstone Falls Boardwalk Sandstone Falls (entire boardwalk is closed as work is being done on the very first section) Redecking the boardwalk The Sandstone Falls Boardwalk will be closed Monday – Thursday starting January 25, 2021 and continuing for approximately three weeks The boardwalk may be open on weekends depending on work progress and safety conditions.
Rend Trail Second bridge from the Minden side (1.27 miles from Minden Trailhead or 1.96 miles from Thurmond Trailhead
Structural damage to bridge needs to be corrected The affected bridge will remain closed for the foreseeable future; hikers or bikers can travel 1.96 miles in from the Thurmond side or 1.27 miles in from the Minden side.
Kaymoor Trail Fayette Station Road (Wolf Creek Trailhead) to the Kaymoor Miner’s Trail. Safety concerns due to a slope above the trail that has become unstable. The trail is closed for the foreseeable future from Fayette Station Road (Wolf Creek Trailhead) to the Kaymoor Miner’s Trail.
Keeney's Creek Rail Trail Keeney’s Creek Rail Trail at Nuttallburg (entire trail)
Trail closed for repairs due to flooding damage. This trail is currently closed.
Keeney's Creek Road Keeney’s Creek Road from Winona to Nuttallburg Road is being repaired due to rock slides This road is currently closed due to extensive rock slides. As this road remains closed, there will be no access to Nuttallburg.
Kates Plateau Trail Kates Plateau Trail from the Upper Glade Creek Parking Area to the Kates Plateau Loop Trail. Trail is closed due to a dangerous slide A section of this trail near the junction with the Glade Creek Trail is closed due to a slide.
Please note that delays are possible due to weather and other unforeseeable issues that may arise. All information and dates listed are subject to change.

Updated Febrary 4, 2021

Last updated: February 4, 2021

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