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November 12, 2013

Hiking and hunting season

Temporary trail closings protect visitor safety

Photo of ice at North Lookout by Cindy Ross

Trail Closings during Deer Season:
For visitor safety, ALL TRAILS WILL BE CLOSED on Monday and Tuesday, December 2 and 3, the first two days of Pennsylvania deer hunting season. The Lookout Trail will reopen on Wednesday, December 4, but all other trails will remain closed through December 14. The one exception is Sunday, December 8. All trails will be open on this day because there is no hunting on Sundays.

Thanksgiving Hours
In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Visitor Center will close at 1 pm on Wednesday, November 27, and will reopen at 8 am on Friday, November 29. Trails will remain open both days, dawn to dusk, and the count will continue, weather permitting, on both Wednesday and Thursday. 

Winter Hours
Beginning Sunday, December 1, the Visitor Center will open at 9 am and close at 5 pm.

Christmas Hours
In honor of the Christmas holiday, the Visitor Center will close at 1 pm on Tuesday, December 24, and will reopen on Thursday, December 26 at 9 am. 

New Years Hours
In honor of the New Year's holiday, the Visitor Center will close at 1 pm on Tuesday, December 31, and reopen at 9 am on Thursday, January 2, 2014.

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