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Trail Maintenance on CCC Trail

When
Saturday, April 7, 2018: 9am - 2pm
Event Type
Priority Areas
Middle Fork Snoqualmie Valley
Location
CCC Trail
Description

The CCC road was originally built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, a public work relief program for young, unmarried men during the Great Depression. The CCC trail is the old CCC road, which encompasses a total of 13.5 miles running somewhat parallel to the Middle Fork Snoqualmie road. The trail itself is broken into an upper and lower sections, and allows hike, bike, and equestrian access. The upper part of the trail runs throuhh second growth forest, with occassional views of the nearby peaks and beautiful waterfalls. Volunteers will continue to maintain this trail to make it accessible to all of its users. 

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
Park at the Mount Teneriffe Trailhead. From Seattle, take exit 32 from I-90 E for 436th Ave SE. Turn left on 436th Ave SE and go 0.6 miles, then turn left onto SE North Bend Way. In 0.3 miles, turn right onto Mt. Si Rd. In about 4 miles, the Mount Teneriffe Parking Lot will be on your left. Look for Greenway signs, staff, and vehicles. Google maps: https://goo.gl/maps/ZseADkQQ6s52 OR 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 Street and follow it to the junction with the Middle Fork Snoqualmie Road (Forest Road 56). 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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