ADF&G closes Willow Swamp hunting area due to wildfires

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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Alaska Department of Fish and Game is closing hunting in the Willow Swamp area due to concern about hunter and firefighter safety.

Alaska State Parks previously closed the Nancy Lake Recreation Area to public access earlier in the week.

The order closes the following areas:
Unit 14(A), that portion north of 61.671297, -150.303068 (Decimal Degree System) on the east bank of the Susitna River directly east to the western boundary of the Nancy Lake State Recreation Area, west of the western boundary of the Nancy Lake State Recreation Area to the western shoreline of Big Darrell Lake, then to and along the western shoreline of Vera Lake to Deshka Landing Road, south of the South side of Deshka Landing road from Vera Lake, continuing around the south side of the developed Deshka Landing properties and west to the Susitna River, and east of the east bank of the Susitna River to waypoint 61.671297, -150.303068 (Decimal Degree System) on the east bank of the Susitna River.

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