Campgrounds open, trails muddy, marina operations are limited and … look out for floods. It’s a mixed bag for the traditional start of the summer season in the high country.
SUMMIT COUNTY — All of Summit County’s campgrounds are open for business this Memorial Day, according to the U.S. Forest Service, but rangers are warning of the potential for high water across much of the White River National Forest.
“Stream crossings can be particularly dangerous as they can change radically during the day. Warming weather will cause rapidly increasing snow melt and run off as the day progresses,” said Rich Doak, recreation staff officer for the white river national forest. “This can cause stream levels to rise quickly and without warning. The public is also cautioned against dispersed camping in low lying areas adjacent to streams,” he added. (more…)
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