May 7, 2013. The Spence Ridge Trail Bridge in the Linville Gorge is closed because of flood-related damage caused by this weekend’s rains.
Located in the north-central part of the gorge, the bridge connects Spence Ridge Trail (233) and Linville Gorge Trail (231).
In general, the Forest Service encourages visitors to the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest, to use caution when driving on Forest Service roads as heavy rains have caused minor road damage in spots that may worsen with time and additional rain. Forest Service personnel continue to assess road conditions.