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USFS seeking comments on Tongass cabin closures


Due to very low public use, the cabin at Binkley Slough has been removed from the U.S. Forest Service’s public reservation system – a situation not unusual among other structures in Southeast.

Because of this, the USFS is looking for public comment on whether a number of cabins across the Tongass should be removed from public use.

“Many of these cabins are dilapidated and have not been on the cabin reservation system for many years,” stated Tongass National Forest supervisor Forrest Cole in an email. “The cabins that were available for rent received very little or no use, and have...

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