Bull Springs tree farm owners temporarily ban motor vehicles to curb fire risk

KTVZ News highlights new recreation restrictions for privately owned Skyline Forest in Bend.
By Max Goldwasser
KTVZ News 21

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Surge in traffic prompts move; hikers, mountain bikers, horse riders still welcome on property

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- With much of federal and state lands closed in response to the coronavirus, the Bull Springs Skyline Forest tree farm northwest of Bend has gone from a somewhat secret recreational area to a popular stomping ground. At least, that's how the land’s property manager described it.

Chris Johnson has been looking after the land since 1993. He told NewsChannel 21 Thursday he's never seen this amount of traffic before...