Murphy, NC- March 27, 2019 - Hanging Dog boat ramp and picnic area on the Tusquitee Ranger District will temporarily close for parking lot improvements on Monday, April 15.
Improvements include paving the lower gravel parking lot. This project is funded by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Work is expected to be completed by May 15, 2019. In addition the U.S. Forest Service recently partnered with the NCWRC to install security lighting at Hanging Dog boat ramp.
The closure will be at the intersection of Ramsey Bluff road and Hanging Dog campground. Alternative boat access to Hiwassee Lake is available at Ramsey Bluff boat ramp which is located within Hanging Dog Recreation Area.
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