SOCIAL DISTANCING: Feds Close Pisgah National Forest to Public Because of COVID-19

MT. PISGAH – Social distancing. During the COVID-19 epidemic in the United States, plenty of government actions have been taken that raise eyebrows. Either, executive orders that seemingly violate core constitutional rights, or restrictions and closures that just don’t seem to make sense. In a prime example of the latter, the federal government has closed the Pisgah National Forest and associated park lands to the public, as to comply with social distancing guidelines.

By order of the United States Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Forest Service, you, the public, are no longer allowed on Pisgah National Forest lands, roads, or recreation sites.

And, it’s for your own good, they say.

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Enforcing social distancing in the name of public safety by making it a crime to be present on forest trails or camping in isolation among the lands of Pisgah National Forest.

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