Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Road to Tent Rocks Closed by Weather.

Byline: Journal Staff Reports


SANDOVAL COUNTY The five-mile road to the newly designated National Monument Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks is closed to the public for two weeks as of Thursday due to adverse weather conditions.

Recent accumulations of snowfall and icy conditions have made the road unsafe for the public to travel Tribal Road 92 and Forest Service Road 266 to and from the monument, a Bureau of Land Management news release says.

"The BLM and the Pueblo de Cochiti are concerned with the public's safety," Cochiti Lt. Gov. Joseph H. Suina said in the release. …

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