9/25: Iron Goat Trail Needs Volunteers on National Public Lands DayIron Goat Trail Needs Volunteers on National Public Lands Day
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Work on historic site, attend BBQ, earn free recreation pass
Mountaineers note: The Iron Goat Trail is a wonderful place, and one that we have a long history with. We encourage everyone to consider 'giving back' to the outdoors by pitching in for a few hours on National Public Lands Day.
What: National Public Lands Day work party on the Iron Goat Trail. Volunteers are needed to work on the Iron Goat Trail historic ADA accessible trail within the Stevens Pass Historic District. Volunteers will work cutting back brush and improving the wheelchair accessible tread along the trail that was built on the abandoned Great Northern Railway grade.
Volunteers will receive a fee free day use or entrance fee pass for use at federal land management agencies (USDA Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Corp of Engineers, and US Fish & Wildlife Service).
When: Sept. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free BBQ for volunteers at 3 p.m.
Who: Volunteers for Outdoor Washington, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Skykomish Ranger District.
Where: Meet 9 a.m. at the Martin Creek Trailhead.
Directions: Take the Stevens Pass Highway, U.S. 2, to milepost 55, 6 miles east of the town of Skykomish or to milepost 58.3 at Scenic (5.6 miles west of the summit). Turn north on to the Old Cascade Highway, U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Road #67. Proceed to the junction with USFS Road #6710 (2.3 miles from milepost 55 or 1.4 miles from milepost 58.3). Turn onto USFS Road #6710 and proceed 1.4 miles to the Martin Creek trailhead parking lot.
Contact: Call Tom Davis for more information at 360-677-2414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign up on the Volunteers of Washington website and select the National Public Lands Day work party.