Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Snipes Pershing Ravine Trail Improvements
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Improve the Snipes Pershing Ravine Trail, a user created trail within Folsom State Recreation Area to DPR trail standards that provide safe trail width and grade and correct erosion issues.
-Construct approximately 1200 feet of new trail and re-construct approximately 1,100 ft of existing trail. Trail will be constructed 5 ft wide. Brush trail corridor 8 feet wide and 10 feet high.
-Install an approximately 80 ft long by 6 ft wide trail bridge across Snipes Pershing Ravine.
-De-compacted and restore approximately 1500 feet of existing user created trails. This trail removal and restoration will involve topographic restoration to the extent feasible. Pull existing dead and down organic material adjacent to the alignment across the restored areas. Remove piles of soil, concrete, and asphalt from an approximately 5,000 sq. ft area off site to a licensed disposal facility.
-Excavate up to 8 postholes approximately 1 ft wide by 3 ft deep and install sign posts.
-Trail construction will require removal of up to nine oak trees (several are split trunk trees) up to 8 inches DBH.
Project consists of the repair and minor alteration of existing public facilities or topographic features involving negligible expansion of use beyond existing levels; construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; minor public alterations to land and vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes; and is included as "trail or road repairs," "construction or installation of park facilities, such as signs," "trail construction or realignment," and "trail removal" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR 15300.4