Fort Humboldt ADA Interpretative Trail


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Fort Humboldt ADA Interpretative Trail
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will construct a 1,400-foot, 5 foot wide aggregate/asphalt interpretive signs at Fort Humboldt State Historic Park to enhance appreciation and understanding of the park. Work will: Excavate up to 5 inches and lay aggregate rock and/or asphalt along the 1,400 foot long trail from the parking lot around the park connecting the kiosk located just south of the bungalow, the Hospital Building, the historic garden, the Surgeon;s Quarters, then continuing north along the western perimeter of the park, and veering west to connect the existing logging trail. Spoils will be reprocessed and used for edging the trail and backfilling low areas next to the trail to provide a taper to the edges of the trail. Excavate 26 postholes that will be hand augered to a maximum of 3 feet in depth and 12 inches in diameter secured with a dead man's anchor (bolt) system to replace 9 existing non-American with Disability Act (ADA) compliant interpretive signs with 11 new ADA compliant signs. Redesign the existing ADA parking space to comply with California State Parks (CSP) Accessibility Guidelines. Relocate the ADA ramp located on teh northwest side of the historic Fort Hospital building to the southwest corner where it will connect to a new ADA interpretive trail.

Contact Information

John E. Harris
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 15303, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, or topographical features, involving negligible expansion of use beyond current levels, the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; and consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, and/or vegetation, which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees included as construction or installation of interpretive panels" and "trail construction" in accordance with the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities CCR 15300.4.

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