FS Road 9B status

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Re: FS Road 9B status

Postby milspecmark » Fri Jul 15, 2016 12:41 pm

http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOC ... 276512.pdf
Page 22 of 34. Map index 16 has the trails in clifty that are open to ATV use.
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Re: FS Road 9B status

Postby milspecmark » Fri Jul 15, 2016 12:50 pm

Again, I have a hard time reading those maps. I could be mis reading it.
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Re: FS Road 9B status

Postby captain static » Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:09 pm

I believe that you are misinterpreting the maps. A designated wilderness is by definition a roadless area. There are no roads shown in the white area on the FS maps marked as Clifty Wilderness. The triangular area to the east of Clifty on Map 16 and bounded by Menifee-182 & 2021 is not part of the wilderness area. As for 9B, it is shown as a "Road Open to Highway Legal Vehicles Only" "These roads are open only to motor vehicles licensed under State law for general operation on all public roads within the State". Per KRS 189.515 Restictions on operation of all-terrain vehicles, "a person shall not operate an all-terrain vehicle upon any public highway or roadway or upon the right-of-way any public highway or roadway."
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Re: FS Road 9B status

Postby BostonHammock » Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:42 pm

milspecmark wrote:Again, I have a hard time reading those maps. I could be mis reading it.


I don't see what you're seeing, so I'm guessing it's probably this.

My guess is you're interpreting the wilderness zone boundary, and/or the forest boundary as a trail, or you didn't ID the boundary line correctly, and are looking at area's outside of Clifty.

There are no trails shown on those maps in Clifty.
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Re: FS Road 9B status

Postby milspecmark » Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:05 am

I got it. Yes, I was reading the wilderness boundry as a dotted atv trail. Sorry guys
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Re: FS Road 9B status

Postby BostonHammock » Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:15 am

No worries. Glad we could clear that up.
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