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By Scott Swanson
Of The New Era 

Whitcomb Creek remake, to double campground’s size, ‘coming right along’


September 6, 2016

TERRY WATKINS spreads rock across a new campsite at Whitcomb Creek Campground.

Whitcomb Creek Campground, known for tall trees and lakeside access, isn’t one of the county campgrounds that will close down following Labor Day – because it was never open.

The 39-site, 328-acre park is getting a major overhaul, converting it into more than twice the occupancy it had.

“We expect it to have in the neighborhood of 90 sites,” County Parks Director Brian Carroll said last week. “I’m really pleased with the way it looks. It’s coming right along.”

He said he anticipates having the campground ready for users by Memorial Day weekend of 2017.

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