A tornado downed six acres of trees in Pike National Forest Tuesday afternoon. The resulting "blowdown" caused forest managers to close the Devils Head trail area while they assess damage and remove downed trees.
There is no current estimate as to when the fire tower, campground, trailhead and picnic area will reopen. In the meantime, here are some photos of the aftermath.
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