Picnic Areas In Sandia Mountains, NM Temporarily ClosedKOAT, Bear Hunting Magazine
Three picnic areas in the Sandia Mountains are temporarily closed because of bear sightings.
State Game and Fish officials said they will be working to trap bears in Cienega, Sulphur and Doc Long picnic areas and relocate them to better places. Also, another popular hiking spot is closed labor day weekend due to heavy rains.
Crews are making repairs, but Tent Rocks National Monument is expected to be closed for several days.
Several trails and an access road have been washed out.