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Endowment trust land at the East Fork of Rock Creek closed Wednesday because of land abuse, according to an Idaho Department of Lands news release. The area covers 40 acres located four miles east of Rockland in Power County. The land faced danger of closing this time last year because of trash overflow, human waste and off-trail usage of all-terrain vehicles. Sharla Arledge, public information officer for the Idaho Department...
POWER COUNTY, Idaho — An area of endowment land at the east for of Rock Creek in Power County has been closed due to people abusing the recreation parcel. The decision was made after trash, human waste and large tread marks were found left over. The large divots pose a safety threat and are a cost to refurbish back to normal.
Endowment trust land at the East Fork of Rock Creek closed Wednesday because of land abuse, according to an Idaho Department of Lands news release. The area covers 40 acres located four miles east of Rockland in Power County. The land faced danger of closing this time last year because of trash overflow, human waste and off-trail usage of all-terrain vehicles.
ROCKLAND, Idaho (KLIX)-A 40-acre plot of Idaho Endowment Land in Power County is now closed off to most recreation and camping from continued abuse. The Idaho Department of Lands announced earlier this week that the East Fork Rock Creek area near Rockland will no longer be available for camping or open to all-terrain vehicles after the state agency warned it could be closed because people kept trashing the place.
Idaho Department of Lands Closes Popular Recreation Area in Southern Idaho Indefinitely Due to Abuse of Land
JEROME, ID - Effective Wednesday, June 15, 2022, the Idaho Department of Lands will close the endowment land at the East Fork of Rock Creek in Power County to camping and UTVs due to abuse of the land by people recreating in the area. The area is located approximately four miles east of Rockland.
A popular recreation area in Power County will close this week to camping and UTV use. The post Abuse results in closure of East Fork Recreation area appeared first on Local News 8.
Officials close popular local recreation area to camping, UTVs because of human waste, trash, other abuses
Endowment land at the East Fork of Rock Creek in Power County will close to camping and UTVs beginning Wednesday, June 15, 2022, due to abuse by people recreating on the parcel. This 40 acre parcel is managed by the Idaho Department of Lands to generate funding for the Public School Endowment. This popular recreation site is located four miles east of Rockland. IDL staff discovered that after moderate weekend use, users continued to leave significant amounts of human waste and trash at the site,...
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