Jessica Cejnar / Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 @ 1:46 p.m. / Parks
Mill Creek Watershed Closed for Bridge, Road Repairs
The Mill Creek Watershed area of Redwood National and State Parks will be closed during a bridge and road repair project starting Monday.
Work in the watershed on Hamilton Road will include removing a failing culvert and replacing it with a bridge, according to a RNSP press release. During the project, heavy traffic with large trucks and equipment will be using the roads in the area and there will be no emergency response until construction is finished, according to the release.
The project is expected to continue through mid-October, according to the release.
Other recreational opportunities for cyclists, hikers and horseback riders exist throughout Redwood as well as in Tolowa Dunes State Park and in the Smith River National Recreation Area.
For more information, visit the RNSP website or stop by a visitor center from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. seven days a week.
REDWOOD NATIONAL AND STATE PARKS
Mill Creek Watershed Closed Through Mid-October for Public Safety
CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — The Mill Creek Watershed (Hamilton Road) area of Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) will be closed from Monday, August 12, through mid-October to ensure public safety during a major bridge and road repair project. The work will include removing a failing culvert and replacing it with a bridge on one of the main roads in the watershed. During the construction, the watershed’s roads will see heavy traffic with large trucks and equipment, and there will be no emergency response to the east of the construction area until the project is completed.
For cyclists, hikers, and horseback riders looking for alternative recreational opportunities during the closure, there are many opportunities throughout Redwood National and State Parks, Tolowa Dunes State Park, and the Smith River National Recreation Area.
For more information about Redwood National and State Parks, including opportunities to learn more about the parks’ natural and cultural resources, current restoration and preservation plans and work, and ideas for recreation, check out the RNSP website at: www.nps.gov/redw Or, stop by any RNSP visitor center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.