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Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Feds keep popular campground open despite risk of devastating landslide

The big Gold Basin Campground sits off the Mountain Loop Highway east of Granite Falls. The South Fork of the Stillaguamish River runs between it and a hill with a long history of landslides. The campground, owned by the U.S. Forest Service, opens for the season this week.