Popular Devil’s Head Recreation Area closed until December due to coronavirus outbreak

Popular Devil’s Head Recreation Area closed until December due to coronavirus outbreak

Devil’s Head Recreation Area temporarily closed Tuesday afternoon to protect public health.

The closure includes the Devil’s Head trailhead, campground, picnic area, fire lookout tower, several Forest Service roads and the Zinn trail (NFST615). The area is about 45 minutes southwest of Sedalia.

The order will remain in effect until Dec. 1, 2020, or until rescinded, whichever comes first, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

According to the order, which can be read in full here, the purpose of this move is to “protect public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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