Trails damaged by 416 Fire won’t open until next summer

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Trails damaged by 416 Fire won’t open until next summer

Teams must assess flood, erosion and tree danger in burn area
An aerial photo shows a portion of the 416 Fire burn scar, which will affect roads and trails for years to come. The U.S. Forest Service said at least 30 miles of trails and 7 miles of roads were damaged in the fire.
The U.S. Forest Service said it will likely be next summer before trails reopen in the 416 Fire burn area. Trails and roads suffered low, moderate and heavy damage from the blaze.

Trails damaged by 416 Fire won’t open until next summer

An aerial photo shows a portion of the 416 Fire burn scar, which will affect roads and trails for years to come. The U.S. Forest Service said at least 30 miles of trails and 7 miles of roads were damaged in the fire.
The U.S. Forest Service said it will likely be next summer before trails reopen in the 416 Fire burn area. Trails and roads suffered low, moderate and heavy damage from the blaze.

Trails damaged by 416 Fire won’t open until next summer

The Lower Hermosa Creek Trail suffered varying degrees of damage from the 416 Fire. This picture shows erosion as well as dead, burned trees that have fallen across the trail.
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