Photo credit: Adam Johnson
09 Apr

North End of Moore's Wall Closure

Please be aware that as of 4/9/2018, the North End of Moore's Wall is closed to all users due to a nesting site for Peregrine Falcons. State biologists have observed a pair of Falcons showing mating and nesting behvior and this closure helps to increase the chances that they will be able to successfully nest. All climbing routes, bouldering and the access trail are closed. 

Here's the official closure notice:

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25 Mar

Rare Plant Identification

Use this rare plant identification guide to educate yourself about endemic species! Try to maintain minimal impact while climbing!

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01 Mar

Blue Ridge Parkway Closures

Work on the Lynn Cove viaduct began on March 1, 2018 and will run though March, April, and May with the parkway reopening around Memorial Day weekend. The parkway section near the viaduct is closed to all uses, including hiking. This means that access to Ship Rock from the South is closed until the section reopens, but you can still get there from the North by parking at the Rough Ridge or Wilson Creek overlooks as normal. 

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