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by jhaight
Tue Jun 30, 2015 8:08 am
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Graining Fork Nature Preserve
Replies: 18
Views: 5359

Re: Graining Fork Nature Preserve

Hello KD, We have owned the GFNP for over 10 years and have allowed tens of thousands of people access to the place. If you include the parking area on the West side of the road which includes access to the Zoo, it runs into the hundreds of thousands. Of course there are always a few assholes such a...
by jhaight
Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Roadside Registration -- Email Security Breech
Replies: 2
Views: 1403

Re: Roadside Registration -- Email Security Breech

Thanks for the alert, our internet information folks have looked at the issue. Since we do not store email addresses on the server used in the application process you used, (form results are transmitted via email) you may want to check your cookies and trackers within the web browser you used to app...
by jhaight
Mon Jun 15, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Everybody Poops
Replies: 14
Views: 4168

Re: Everybody Poops

The pit or vault toilet is a good idea but the Wolfe Co. health department says no. We looked into this in the past. The USFS can use them as can the state but they are not allowed on private land according to them.
by jhaight
Sun Jun 14, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Climbing Community
Topic: Everybody Poops
Replies: 14
Views: 4168

Everybody Poops

When my son was very little we enjoyed reading Everybody Poops by Taro Gomi. I was thinking of the book recently as it relates to the situation at Graining Fork Nature Preserve, aka Roadside. Even with the limits we are approaching 2000 registered visitors plus many non-registered users to Roadside ...
by jhaight
Fri Apr 03, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Front Page
Topic: ROADSIDE IS NOT OPEN - IT IS CLOSED
Replies: 50
Views: 87574

Re: ROADSIDE IS OPEN

Graining Fork Nature Preserve, aka, Roadside is open. If you go to http://www.grainingfork.org website you can obtain a permit to access the preserve. Please help ensure the rules are adhered to and keep an eye on the place.

John Haight
by jhaight
Mon Jun 30, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: Front Page
Topic: ROADSIDE IS NOT OPEN - IT IS CLOSED
Replies: 50
Views: 87574

Re: ROADSIDE IS NOT OPEN - IT IS CLOSED

The Graining Fork website is "under construction" as they say and obviously incomplete. I will ask the person helping us with the site to block it until it is completed.

Thanks,

John
by jhaight
Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Front Page
Topic: ROADSIDE IS NOT OPEN - IT IS CLOSED
Replies: 50
Views: 87574

Re: ROADSIDE IS NOT OPEN - IT IS CLOSED

I was disappointed that someone would vandalize "Roadside". I think the act has far more ramifications than simply destroying a sign and misrepresenting private property. I don't know if it was a climber or non-climber but it is my intention to try to find them and prosecute them. I think every "com...