Contact(s): James River Ranger District at (540) 962-2214
Jackson River Access ConstructionCovington, Va. – Four George Washington and Jefferson National Forest access points along the Jackson River between Lake Moomaw and Covington are under construction. Petticoat Junction River Access Point will close from approximately October 8 to 19, 2012 for construction of a new ramp. The existing stairs to the river bank will be removed and replaced with a concrete ramp. The remaining three access points will remain open during construction, but users are cautioned to be aware of workers and equipment on site. In addition, all parking areas are being rehabilitated, and are being expanded in two locations.
See link for full press release: http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5393716.pdf