Trio Trail Maintenance and Vista Trail Footbridge Replacement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Trio Trail Maintenance and Vista Trail Footbridge Replacement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Accomplish trio maintenance along Headwaters, Red Mountain and Vista Trails at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, working within the existing footprints of these trails. Replace three footbridges comprised of creosote rail road lines that span a wet seep area along Vista Trail to maintain pedestrian access to the existing hiking trail and protect natural resources. Remove bridges that are approximately 4 foot (ft) long by 5 ft wide; remove accumulated silt underneath and in near vicinity up and down stream of each bridge and place silt on vegetated areas where it will not re-enter the creek; and install three new, approximately 4 ft by 5 ft wide bridges composed of redwood lumber.

Contact Information

Stephen Bachman
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 2, 4 - Class 1, 2, & 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project work included as "trail or road repairs" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR section 15300.4, and replacement or reconstruction of existing structures and facilities and where new structures will be located on the same site as the structure being replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure being replaced; and minor public alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes.

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