Three-week closure planned for Forest Service Road 2703 on N. Umpqua River District

(Photo courtesy Umpqua National Forest)

GLIDE, Ore. – Forest Road 2703 that leads to Grotto Falls and the Emile Shelter will be closed 4.5 miles from where it intersects with the Little River Road (Forest Road 27) from October 17 to November 4.

The road is on the North Umpqua Ranger District.

The short closure will allow for repairing a slide at milepost 0.8 by constructing a retaining wall.

Access to Grotto Falls and Emile Shelter is still available by driving Forest Road 4714 (Panther Creek Road) from its junction with Highway 138 near Apple Creek Campground.

For more information, contact the Umpqua National Forest at (541) 957-3200.

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