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Bull Pen closure

Post by beterarcher » May 21 2013 4:13 pm

Well, I found out what the paint is for on the trees at Bull Pen Campground. This is what the forest service is doing in the name of public safety. :(
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/coconino/ ... RDB5421013
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by outdoor_lover » May 21 2013 6:33 pm

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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by ASUAviator » May 21 2013 7:59 pm

To close/change/enhance one popular place only makes the crowds find another. There is nothing wrong with bull pen. Clear the limbs and get out! Over management at its finest. WE and loosing OUR land!!!

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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by paulhubbard » May 21 2013 8:22 pm

I guess they should close the Grand Canyon with all those sheer drop-offs that pose a danger to the public... I agree with ASU - Enough already! Close an area because some tree limbs may fall? Go trim them and be done with it, don't close the area while "officials" get paid to figure out what to do!
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by Bradshaws » May 21 2013 8:39 pm

That's the way all government agencies work," HURRY UP!! and wait..." ;) In the real world 2 guys could have those trees cut, split and stacked in a couple days :M2C:
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by outdoor_lover » May 21 2013 8:52 pm

Trying to figure out exactly where Bull Pen is and if it will affect both the White Box/Hanging Gardens Trip or the Bear Canyon Trip I have planned.... ;)
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by ASUAviator » May 21 2013 9:21 pm

Bull Pen is at the mouth of WCC canyon. Not sure which bear canyon hike youre talkin about but youre good to go with the gardens :)

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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by Tough_Boots » May 21 2013 10:30 pm

@Outdoor Lover
I think it really only affects you if you're planning on taking a big cooler of booze down to a swimming hole and surrounding yourself with a bunch of rednecks doing the same thing.
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by outdoor_lover » May 21 2013 11:20 pm

@Tough_Boots
So, Kyle, are you in??? :sl:
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by beterarcher » May 22 2013 5:55 am

RED NECK PRIDE!
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by Tough_Boots » Aug 09 2013 6:41 pm

Is Bull Pen still closed? There's no info for when its gonna re-open.
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by joebartels » Aug 09 2013 7:00 pm

likely as it's still on the Coconino "alerts" page
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by Bradshaws » Aug 10 2013 2:32 pm

I just drove by it and the closure sign is still up :(
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by beterarcher » Aug 11 2013 2:20 pm

A while back, I read something that said it may re-open some time in Sept. (crossing fingers, burning a chicken and some botanicals under a bridge, knocking on wood and turning around three times.)
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by azbackpackr » Aug 11 2013 6:01 pm

beterarcher wrote:A while back, I read something that said it may re-open some time in Sept. (crossing fingers, burning a chicken and some botanicals under a bridge, knocking on wood and turning around three times.)
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Re: Bull Pen closure

Post by ALMAL » May 17 2014 1:40 pm

Anyone know if you can still park at Bull Pen for a multi day upstream hike? I saw signs a few weeks ago stating "day use only" on the way in.
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