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Deschutes National Forest

The Crescent Ranger District of Oregon’s Deschutes National Forest will be closing Sunset Cove Campground and Day Use area for the winter season and to allow for the removal of hazardous trees, officials said Saturday (Oct. 27), according to KTVZ. 

The recreation site, including the boat launch, will be closed beginning today to allow crews to remove trees that are showing signs of failure such as disease or defects.

During the following weeks, while operations crews are actively falling trees, the site will be closed to all use. For both public and operator safety, please respect all signed closures, officials said.

Hazardous trees are removed since dead and dying trees are not compatible with visitor safety in campgrounds and recreation sites.

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