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Salida View Trail #95

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Projects Goals

Prescott National Forest asked VOAz to build a new trail at Salida Gulch to replace a trail that followed the drainage and passed through a petroglyph site. Unfortunately, the temptation to touch such artifacts is too great when access is that convenient. The oils from the skin will, when contact is repeated over time, degrade these artifacts. The new trail was sited to bypass several other sensitive archeological zones as well and take trail users to an elevation that affords views of the forest and the canyon it skirts. Thus the new name. The completed trail will be about two miles long between the Trailhead off Walker Road on the south east side of Prescott and ends at John's Tank where it connects with a shared use trail. The finished trail is 30" wide and will serve hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians.

The Salida Overview Trail 95 project began in the spring of 2005 and is scheduled to be completed by June 2010.

Project Leader: Charlie Scully

Project Technical Advisor: Mike Snodgrass



Upcoming Events
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Completed Work
Number of Events: 9
Total Volunteer Hours: 2040
Total Participants: 110

Completed Event Reports

October 31 - 1, 2009  Construction
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Total Volunteer Hours: 311    Total Participants: 23
March 28 - 29, 2009  Construction
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Total Volunteer Hours: 515    Total Participants: 35
March 29 - 30, 2008  Construction
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Total Volunteer Hours: 824    Total Participants: 52
October 20 - 21, 2007  Construction
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Total Volunteer Hours: 390    Total Participants: 0
March 24 - 25, 2007  Construction
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October 21 - 22, 2006  Construction
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May 13 - 14, 2006  Construction
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October 8 - 9, 2005  Construction
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June 4, 2005  Corridor Clearing
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