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The U.S. Forest Service says target shooting is no longer allowed in some areas of Pike National Forest, including along Mount Herman Road near Monument.
The issue, according to the Forest Service, is making sure recreational shooters, hikers and drivers in the area are all safe.
Specifically, more than 9,000 acres around Mount Herman Road (aka Forest Service Road 320) are now closed to shooters.
Authorities say they get calls every week about close encounters between shooters and other people in the area.
The new rules went into effect Monday. They prohibit shooting a firearm, air rifle or gas gun in the area. The rules do not apply to hunters with proper licensing who are actively hunting during the hunting season.
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