Shenandoah National Park Fire Closes Trails

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Date: February 28, 2014

Shenandoah National Park personnel are responding to the Rocks Mountain Fire located in the South District of the park.Personnel are currently sizing up the fire and staging resources in the area.Early estimates put the fire at approximately 70 acres.

The fire, which is burning entirely within the park on Rocks Mountain, was reported to park at approximately 3:10 p.m. today.

Due to the fire and to ensure visitor safety, following trail closures are in effect until further notice: Riprap, Wildcat Ridge and Rocks Mountain.

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