Towell Falls Road closed to vehicles during fire season

— The federal Bureau of Land Management has closed Towell Falls Road in the Rock Creek Management Area to motorized traffic, citing fire danger.

Typically open annually April to June, the road is susceptible to wildfire caused by vehicle use in tall, dry grasses, officials said.

While the road is closed, the Rock Creek area, 20 miles south of town, can still be accessed on foot, horseback and bike.

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