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Tsali trails undergoing maintenance

The Left Loop Trail of the Tsali Trail Complex in the Nantahala National Forest is closed for maintenance work. 

The work began on Monday, July 13, and includes replacing two trail bridges, repairing trail tread, rerouting trail, brushing and vegetation removal and water drainage repair. After the work is completed, the trail will remain closed for an additional two weeks to allow time for the trail surface to harden. Contractors will then begin work on the Right Loop Trail, which is expected to be closed through October. 

Funding for the project comes from North Carolina Recreation Trails Program grants and funding appropriated to the U.S. Forest Service trails program.

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