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Many campsites along Highway 224 are closed, and visitors are asked to avoid driving through the area

COURTESY PHOTO - Multiple campgrounds on the Mt. Hood National Forest are temporarily closed.

Because of heavy wind, downed trees and fire danger, multiple campgrounds on the Mt. Hood National Forest are closed.

On social media, forest service leaders noted closed campgrounds include Carter Bridge, Armstrong, Fish Creek, Roaring River, Sunstrip, Indian Henry, Alder Flats, Rainbow, Riverside, Ripplebrook, Lake Harriet, Shellrock Creek, Raab, River Ford, Kingfisher, Little Fan Creek, Fan Creek, Bagby and Olallie.

Because of weather conditions, visitors are asked not to travel through the forest unless necessary.

"Forest staff and firefighters are needing clear travel on these roads over the next couple days and there are possibly unsafe conditions particularly south of Forest Road 46/Highway 224 on the Clackamas River Ranger District," a Facebook post stated.


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