24 August 2016, Wednesday, 15:02

"Bashkiria" National Park restricted tourist visits because of forest fires

 

UFA, 24 August 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Olga Murtazina/. The "Bashkiria" National Park limited tourist visits until 28 August because of the extreme fire danger. It is reported by the park administration. Fires have already occurred in the "Shulgan-Tash", "Bashkir" reserves, in "Muradymovskoe Gorge" Nature Park. The most common cause of fires was a lightning discharge.

The territory of Meleuz region — Karst Bridge "Kuperlya", Kutuk-Sumgan mountain area is completely closed. The territory within the boundaries of Burzyan and Kugarchy regions can be entered only when accompanied by the park staff. The access to Nugush and Yumaguzino reservoirs, Nugush, Uryuk and Belaya rivers remains free.