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Casper Field Office
Release Date: 05/23/13
Contacts: Lesley A. Elser    

Muddy Mountain Road Opens

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Casper Field Office announced today that Muddy Mountain Road is now open for Memorial Day weekend.

"There are still some areas that are wet and muddy due to melting snow," noted Assistant Field Manager, Rhen Etzelmiller. "We are asking the public to use caution when traveling on the mountain to prevent resource damage."

Muddy Mountain road is closed on an annual basis for public safety and resource protection.  The closure normally runs from the end of November through the beginning of June.

Muddy Mountain Road is the primary access route to the Muddy Mountain Environmental Education Area, which includes two campgrounds and numerous recreation trails.

For more information please call the BLM office at (307) 261-7600.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Casper Field Office   2987 Prospector Drive      Casper, WY 82604  

Last updated: 05-23-2013