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Trail Maintenance Projects

Below is a list of a few trail improvement projects in the park. Many other trail improvement projects have been completed as well but are not listed here (no photos taken, etc.).

Date Trail (link to photos) Summary
September 7th, 2013 Armoring by the river Armoring by the river, pruning trail overgrowth, clearing fallen trees in Treetops
March 2nd, 2013 Treeptops Entrance plus... Rocklining the Treetops Entrance, Armoring on the Laurel Trail
- Many Projects occurred between these two dates but nothing was photographed or logged. -
January 7, 2012 Rock Armoring Two small streams with trail crossings became dammed up. Stone bridges were built from rocks found nearby.
- Many Projects occurred between these two dates but nothing was photographed or logged. -
September 4th, 2010 Laurel Hill Reroute Washed-out fall line had turned into a gully. It was rerouted.
June 5th, 2010 Meander Trail Improvements A wide swath of sand and mud along the exposed riverbank was transformed into a tight flowing singletrack. Being National Trails Day, there was a large turnout of volunteers and much was accomplished.
April 3rd and
May 1st, 2010
Cabin Trail Reroute Long overdue, this loop at the back of the park was a wreck, eroded beyond repair. A major reroute was needed.
March 6th, 2010 Second Loop stream crossing
(slide show)
Small stream crossing, near Popular Trail intersection needed a flow solution to link upper and lower pools of water. Constructed a deeper rock-lined channel to ensure the water won't constantly get backed up and all overflow will drain naturally.
Also constructed a 15 ft rock armored section on a perpetually muddy section further south on the Second Loop trail.
December 5th, 2009 Peak Trail Reroute Rerouted a short section of the trail to avoid a fall line
November 7th, 2009 Hole on Inner Road Filled in hole and fixed drainage on Inner Road
October 25th, 2009 Knick on Second Loop Knicked a muddy section on the Second Loop Trail
October 3rd, 2009 Swamp Trail fix Armored muddy area. Dug in, rerouted and armored a rocky problem stretch
September 5th, 2009 "New Trail" Reroute Rerouted trail to avoid mud hole, added rolling grade dip above PVC pipe culvert
August 1st, 2009 Indian Rock Trail Removed Fallen Tree on Treetops Trail
July 8th, 2009 Hill Trail Reroute Rerouted Hill Trail due to fall line erosion