North Fork Trail Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Placer County
Document Title
North Fork Trail Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
Water Influence (W). Water Influence with a Mineral Reserve combining district (W-MR), and Form with Building Site (20 acre minimum) and Mineral Reserve combining districts (F-BX-MR-20 acre minimum).
Document Description
The purpose of the project: 1. Provide access to the North Fork American River Canyon within the Auburn State Recreation Area to a wide variety of users. 2. Route the trail to discourage informal connections to the lake/river. 3. Allow multiple non-motorized uses along the trail. 4. Reduce visibility of trail from river/lake. 5. Minimize environmental impacts of trail construction, including the avoidance of sensitive areas. 6. Promote safe grades and safe alignments. 7. Connect to staging termini (Foresthill Road and Ponderosa Way). 8. Provide connections to existing trails. 9. Ensure emergency access to trail. 10. Minimize conflicts with private property. 11. Design alignment to minimize conflicts with trail users.

Contact Information

Andy Fisher
Agency Name
Placer County, Department of Facility Services
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Foresthill Road and Old Foresthill Road
Parcel #
State Highways
North Fork American River

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Actions
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)

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