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Project impacts snow trails

 

November 3, 2022

Jeff Moberg

Certain popular snowmobile trails will be closed this year in the Bearlodge due to a timber improvement project.

A portion of the trails in the Bearlodge that are popularly used by recreationists during the snowy months of the year will be closed this winter due to a timber stand improvement project.

The U.S. Forest Service has announced that certain trails north and west of Warren Peak will be closed to snowmobiles to make way for the Woods Timber Stand Improvement project, which will involve thinning of certain pine stands to improve the growth of the remaining trees, diversify habitat and reduce fire hazard.

 "The trails that will be closed are due to a timber sale operation and will be used as ha...



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