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Albert Pike campground still closed; others open

LANGLEY, Ark. (AP) - The National Forest Service says several hiking trails in Montgomery County damaged by a deadly flash flood on June 11 have been reopened.

But officials of the Ouachita National Forest based at Hot Springs say the Albert Pike Recreation Area campground where 20 campers were swept to their deaths by the raging waters remains closed.

An announcement from the forest headquarters at Hot Springs said the campground would remain closed "until further notice."

The Forest Service said workers are still repairing many roads in the area that were damaged by the flooding, and several of them remain closed.

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