MEEKER | The Blanco Ranger District has issued an emergency closure order for Spring Cave. The cave and karst system above the cave is being monitored for potential impacts resulting from the 2018 Cabin Lake […]
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RBC I As part of the South Fork Area Improvement Project, the White River National Forest will be revamping the South Fork Campground’s parking area, constructing a trail and removing graffiti in Spring Cave. The […]
RBC I As of Aug. 1, all caves on the White River National Forest have been managed under new direction. An adaptive management plan was developed to reduce the potential spread of white-nose syndrome in […]
MEEKER I As many people are aware, Spring Cave has been closed for the last three years due to the threat of White-nose syndrome (WNS), a disease caused by the fungus, Geomyces destructans (Gd), that […]
RBC I Acting Regional Forester Jerome Thomas signed an extension to an emergency order yesterday to restrict access to all caves and abandoned mines on National Forests and Grasslands in the Rocky Mountain Region of […]
MEEKER I Spring Cave is an important biological resource, which is now closed to public access, along with all other caves and abandoned mines of the White River National Forest and the Rocky Mountain Region.