This press release was issued by the Flagstaff Ranger District on July 7, 2016 Click here for a detailed map of the project: http://www.flagstaffwatershedprotection.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/FWPP_Phase1_Trail_TempRdConst_ReRoutes.pdf Flagstaff, AZ – July 7, 2016 – For Immediate Release: As part of ongoing efforts of the Flagstaff Watershed Protection Project (FWPP), contractors will begin improving and building temporary logging roads within the project area. the week of July 11, with timber harvesting potentially beginning as
July 23rd, Deer Hill Trail Rehabilitation We are finally able to start putting this trail back on the map after damage from the Schultz Fire and consequent flooding! We are working with the Forest Service to adjust some alignment issues that this trail used to have as well, making it better than ever. Directions: Travel north on US 89 North out of Flagstaff. Approximately 2 miles past Silver Saddle Road,
June 25th, Little Bear rehabilitation Help us in putting back one of the best trails in Flagstaff! Not only do we have three volunteer events scheduled this year to work on Little Bear Trail, but we hired American Conservation Experience (ACE) with $10,000 from a grant and events put on by the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona (MBAA) to help realign one of the most problematic spots on the trail.
Secret, Weatherford and the Arizona Trail Equestrian Bypass in the Schultz Pass area are reopened for the season! Stay tuned here as the routes will again be temporarily re-closed once the Orion Sale fuels reduction project starts up again, probably in the fall.
June 4th, National Trails Day, Munds Park Trails Join the entire Flagstaff and Munds Park area trails community in the annual celebration of trails! This year we will be working with the Coconino National Forest on building and maintaining trails in the Munds Park area. Please come join potentially hundreds of other Flagstaff trail users of all interests in this annual celebration of trails! Directions: Exit I-17 on the Munds
YES! We will be digging today with the US Forest Service! The weather forecast looks pretty clear for the rest of the morning. See you out there! As of Friday evening, we still intend to work. If there is not significant snow coverage or miserable rain in the morning, come on out! Stay tuned here or our Facebook page for updates in the AM… May 7th, Rogers Lake connector Once
Several Trails in the Schultz Pass area will be closed during forest thinning operations throughout the spring and again this fall. The exact end date is unavailable, but the closure is in effect as of today, March 16th, 2016 and is expected to run through May. Fall dates are not available as of this time. The following trails are closed or partially closed: Secret Trail closed between Newham and Sunset
We would like to thank the Mountain Bike Association of Arizona, (MBAA), and the American Conservation Experience, (ACE), for the funding and matched-work that is going into restoring the most damaged sections of Little Bear Trail. The MBAA gave Flagstaff Biking Organization a $5000 grant that was matched by $5000 of funds raised over the years from entry fees paid for the annual Flagstaff Super-D Race. ACE then committed to
Winter 2016 – Red Rock District Volunteer Trail Work YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE WINTER 2015 REDROCK VOLUNTEER TRAIL WORK DAY WHEN: January 9 & 23 February 6 & 20 March 6 WHERE: Schuerman Mountain TH at 8:30 am. The trail work will consist of new trail construction and general maintenance in the Carrol Canyon/Scheurman Mountain area. All trail work sessions start at 8:30 am and conclude at 1:00
We have had a few questions recently regarding whether or not it is legal to ride an electric mountain bike on Forest Service trails. We didn’t know, so we asked the Flagstaff Ranger District. They provided these two documents. In summary, e-bikes are treated as motor vehicles and are subject to all of the same laws and regulations as motor vehicles on Federal lands. Check these links for details: US