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Garfield Ledges Trailhead Restoration and Maintenance: National Public Lands Day

When
Saturday, September 22 - 9am to 1pm
Event Type
Priority Areas
Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley
Location
Garfield Ledges Trail
Description

The Garfield Ledges Trailhead was completed in the summer of 2018 and serves access to the new Garfield Ledges Trail and the Snoqualmie Lake and Quartz Creek trails. Come support the Greenway Trust and the United States Forest Service to maintain and enhance the trailhead by transplanting native vegetation at various restoration sites and help construct picnic tables for day-use along the Taylor River.
 
Hosted by the United States Forest Service and the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust
 
Followed by the REI Co-op Cheers for Volunteers celebration at the Middle Fork Campground

Project Difficulty
Moderate to Strenuous
Age Restriction
Ages 14 and up.
What to Bring

For safety, volunteers are required to wear:

  • Long pants (we’ll be working with tools, so no shorts!)
  • Sturdy, close-toed shoes (absolutely no sandals)
  • Gloves

In addition, we recommend that participants bring:

  • Warm layers, especially during the fall, winter, and spring
  • Rain gear
  • Big sack lunch
  • Water for the day (3 liters minimum)
  • Small daypack for lunch, extra layers, etc.
Driving Directions
We encourage you to carpool to this event - we are expecting a large number of volunteers! Volunteers will meet and park at the Middle Fork trailhead: https://goo.gl/maps/VGyjGdSvq5o From Seattle, drive east on I-90 to exit 34 (Edgewick Road). Turn left (north) onto 468th Ave SE and follow it to the junction with the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road (Forest Road 5600). Turn right and continue up the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road for 11.8 miles to the Middle Fork trailhead parking area on the right. Look for Greenway signs and staff.
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