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Coco the Badass Nino wrote: Coconino NF closing crowded destinations in Sedona
SEDONA, Ariz., April 3, 2020 — In continuing the effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Red Rock Ranger District of Coconino National Forest is in the process of closing its highest-use destinations and day-use sites in the Sedona area in response to large numbers of people hiking, congregating, and not practicing social distancing.
In coordination with Verde Valley and Sedona civic leaders, the following trails and day-use sites will be closed this weekend, until further notice:
Beaver Creek Day-Use Site
Bell Rock Trailhead
Cathedral Rock Trailhead and Trail
Courthouse Vista Trailhead
Crescent Moon Day-Use Site
Devil’s Bridge Trail, including OHV access and surrounding associated trails:
Dry Creek Trailhead
Long Canyon Trailhead
West Fork Trailhead and Trail
You mean 'pull back the curtain'?!
Give the government of the most powerful country three months and they can accomplish almost anything (including the highly-technical job of finding a cleaning service) by.... 'next month'.
I don't think "same amount of people" is a given. There is a part of the population that will camp in developed campgrounds, but won't do dispersed camping.hikeaz wrote:Maybe it's my old-school arithmetic, but taking the same amount of people, and reducing the space that they have available to occupy would seem to INCREASE the density and count of folks in the available space.