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MEDIA ADVISORY

January 4, 2013

Mount Si parking lot closed to assist with rescue efforts
Parking lot is being used by King County Sheriff’s Office

OLYMPIA – The Mount Si parking lot is closed until further notice to assist with the King County Sheriff’s Office search and rescue efforts involving a missing skydiver. The Mount Si NRCA, located in eastern King County near the town of North Bend, is a popular recreation area along the I-90 corridor.

Hikers are encouraged to visit other trails in the area including Little Si, Rattlesnake Mountain, Rattlesnake Ledge, and Twin Falls.

Who:  Washington State Department of Natural Resources
What:  Mount Si parking lot closed.

When:

Parking lot is closed until further notice.

Where:

Mount Si parking area is located in eastern King County near the town of North Bend.

Why:

The parking area is currently being used by the King County Sheriff’s Office to assist with search and rescue efforts involving a missing skydiver.

Web link:
For updates on the closure, please visit DNR’s recreation updates page. Closure updates will also be posted on DNR’s Facebook and Twitter sites.

Media Contact:

For information on search and rescue efforts for the missing skydiver, please contact Cindi West with the King County Sherriff’s Office, 206-296-7528.

For information on Mount Si parking lot closure, contact Diana Lofflin, 360-902-1169, diana.lofflin@dnr.wa.gov

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