Horse Camp-Boggs Mountain Demonstration State Forest
- SCH Number
- Lead Agency
- Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection)
- Document Title
- Horse Camp-Boggs Mountain Demonstration State Forest
- Document Type
- NOE - Notice of Exemption
- Document Description
- Boggs Mountain Demonstration State Forest (BMDSF) is a 3,493-acre-state-owned forested landscape located in Lake County in the town of Cobb and is managed by CAL FIRE. One of the management measures for BMDSF is that the Forest shall maintain a rustic outdoor recreational experience within a working forest environment. Pursuant to 14CCR 1425, horses are not allowed overnight except in designated horse camps only. Currently, there are no designated horse camps establish on BMDSF. There is an are where the Forest Staff recommends horse camping. It is an unofficial camp area located at the intersection of Roads 500 and 400 (in between Roads 530 and 400). There use of this site requires a Special Use Permit. However, no facilities are located at this site. The Forest Staff proposes to establish this area as the official horse camp. The slop is flat and little construction will be needed. Minor grading will be necessary. Minor alterations of the land will occur. The area is composed of an open forest where little construction will be needed. This area will consist of one campsite with ample area for parking horse trailers and setting tent. The site will consist of one campfire ring, one picnic table, one small kiosk, and one sign, a few pitching posts, and hitching lines.
Notice of Exemption
- Exempt Status
- Categorical Exemption
- Type, Section or Code
- Class 4
- Reasons for Exemption
- 14CCR 15304 (Class 4) consists of minor alterations in condition of land. The proposed project will not result in the taking of endangered, rare or threatened plant or animal species or significant erosion or sedimentation of surface waters. There will be no impact to cultural resources due to lack of known archaeology sites and monitoring by CAL FIRE staff.
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