bateman island

Bateman Island Opens Today After Closed for One Year From Fire
After a long year of being closed to the public, Bateman Island opens again today!
The island was closed almost a year ago when a fire believed to be caused by people burned almost 70 percent of the surface. After the fire the island was closed because of the risk to pedestrians...
Good News! Bateman Island Re-Opening Expected Soon!
Bird watchers and hikers will be happy, within a few weeks, Bateman Island is expected to re-open.
It's been nearly a year since a large fire torched over 70 acres on the popular destination for recreationists, and Richland City crews have been working to mow and trim the vegetation that's …
Hot Fireman Gives Update on Bateman Island Fire!!
People are wondering what's up with Bateman Island after the big fire the other night? Well It's closed to the public and there may still be hot spots! Watch Captain Hardgrove give a live update...I had a hard time paying attention...LOL
See Aerial View of Bateman Island Damage, Latest Updates
We expected this, the City of Richland announced Monday afternoon Bateman Island will be closed indefinitely, due to fire and habitat damage. It will likely be months before mainstream hiking, recreating and bird and wildlife watching traffic is allowed.