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Popular Local Trail Closes Others Still Open

A popular Nevada County is likely closed through the summer recreation season, but not due to coronavirus crowding concerns. State Parks Acting Sierra District Superintendent, Matt Green, says a 20-yard landslide was recently discovered on the three-mile Humbug Creek Trail, about a mile north of South Yuba River State Park…

click to listen to Matt Green

At one point, the creek becomes a 100-foot waterfall. Meanwhile, Green says other state parks trails remain open, although the parking lots remain closed. But he says there are growing crowding concerns about South Yuba River State Park, as the weather improves…

click to listen to Matt Green

And all trails are still open in the Tahoe National Forest, with similar restrictions. But officials there have now decided to postpone opening the campgrounds until further notice for the summer season. Reservations are not available at this time. Campgrounds had been scheduled to open around mid-July.

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