A tornado barreled through a Colorado campground, mowing down trees over a 6-acre swath of forest.

Crews in the Pike National Forest are clearing the trees at the Devil's Head campground that were felled by the twister Tuesday afternoon.

KMGH-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1CWOnQV) picnic grounds and the Fire Lookout Tower trail were also struck.

The area is closed to the public while the damage is cleared.

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Information from: KMGH-TV, http://www.thedenverchannel.com