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Trail Closure Announced

(Concord, NH) – The Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails wants to let riders know that the Rockingham and Farmington Recreational Trails are currently closed and will be closed indefinitely. The trails have significant damage with downed trees and wires due to last night’s storm. Updated information will be posted on the Bureau’s trail’s condition page at nhtrails.org.

The Hopkinton-Everett Recreation Trails Area will be closed while the US Army Corps of Engineers is holding water in the Flood Control Area. Effective immediately and until further notice, the Stark Pond parking area, access gates and surrounding trails are closed to all Snowmobile and Off Highway Recreational Vehicle traffic, as well as other recreational trail uses.

The Bureau wants users to know that snow, wind and rain has contributed to variable conditions statewide. Riders should be aware of the potential for water on the trails, as well as downed trees, limbs, and wires. Hazard warnings, closed signs and gate closures are currently being posted.

The Bureau of Trails is one of four bureaus in the Division of Parks and Recreation. The Division is comprised of the Parks Bureau, Bureau of Historic Sites, Bureau of Trails, and Cannon Mountain. The Division manages 75 properties, including state parks, beaches, campgrounds, historic sites, trails, waysides, and natural areas. The Division of Parks and Recreation is one of four divisions of the Department of Resources and Economic Development. To learn more, call 603/271-3556.