The only other areas of the park that remain closed due to storm damage are the Turkey Spur Overlook in the Grandview Unit, and the Rend Trail linking Thurmond to Minden. Downed trees may be encountered on park trails that remain open.
Several popular campgrounds located on recreation areas managed by the Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers also remain closed due to power outages and storm damage.
At Summersville Lake in Nicholas County, the 117-site Battle Run Campground, with two bathhouses and a laundry facilities, remained closed on Monday, although Corps officials were hopeful the campground would reopen sometime today.
In Braxton County, Burnsville Lake's Bulltown Campground was open, but the 60-site Riffle Run Campground remained closed, while at Sutton Lake, Bakers Run and Gerald R. Freeman campgrounds, with a total of nearly 240 campsites, remained closed, while the Bee Run Campground was open.
All Corps of Engineers' campgrounds at Wayne County's East Lynn Lake, damaged by a tornado in March as well as the June 29 wind storm, had reopened by Monday afternoon, according to Huntington District spokesman Chuch Minsker.
Reach Rick Steelhammer at rsteelham...@wvgazette.com or 304-348-5169.