A major fire started on Friday, April 30, 2004. It took several days to put it out. Areas of the park were closed to the public for months after.
October 11, 2004 The Moss Lake Trail was closed to the public for a few months after the spring fire.
Here's one reason why some areas of the Park were closed.
The fire started on Friday, April 30. By Monday is was under control with a few hotspots. I took these photos along the Parkway.
After the fire the green returns.
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