Devil’s Den Flood Damage Photos 06-25-2011

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A few weeks ago, I visited Devil’s Den State Park to walk the cave trail. While there, I drove around the park to see if any damage from the spring floods was still visible. Some of it is.

You can still see the demolished suspension bridge over Lee Creek. It had been rebuilt after flooding in 2004. Sadly, it was destroyed again this spring by uprooted trees floating down the flooded creek.

You can also still see quite a few of the uprooted trees in the creek.

Devils Den Flood Damage Photos 06 25 2011 photo
Devil's Den Suspension Bridge Over Lee Creek Damaged From 2011 Flooding
Devils Den Flood Damage Photos 06 25 2011 photo
Devil's Den State Park Suspension Bridge

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Devils Den Flood Damage Photos 06 25 2011 photo
Devil's Den State Park Suspension Bridge - June 25, 2011
Devils Den Flood Damage Photos 06 25 2011 photo
Lee Creek at Devil's Den State Park - June 25, 2011

A large swath of Campground A was destroyed in the flood. About half of Campground A had reopened for campers when I visited.

I have posted some photos showing construction work at the campsites and road near Lee Creek, as well as photos showing the suspension bridge damage.

Devils Den Flood Damage Photos 06 25 2011 photo
Road and Site Construction at Campground A, Next to Lee Creek

Current info on the park’s status is at the Friends of Devil’s Den State Park Facebook page.

Devils Den Flood Damage Photos 06 25 2011 photo
Construction at Devil's Den State Park Campground A

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