Grove Trail Rehabilitation and ADA Retrofit


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Grove Trail Rehabilitation and ADA Retrofit
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Upgrade existing trail alignments and features, re-route trails to eliminate existing trail barriers and restore problematic erosion areas at Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve to comply with the current ADA Outdoor Recreational Guidelines, improve redwood forest conditions, and improve the quality of public experience. Work will perform minor grading and place approximately 4400 linear feet of aggregate base rock surfacing on existing trail alignment; remove existing and reroute new trail approximately 2000 LF; remove two existing bridges; construct/reconstruct 6 wood retaining walls; construct 100 ft of log turnpike; construct one, 12 ft. puncheon, 3 benches; replace approximately 12, single post information signs at various locations along the trails; and replace one existing wood bridge with new wood bridge including 18" excavation for new wooden abutments. Additional work at trailheads at the park entrance, Armstrong Tree, and the picnic area will modify parking, install new benches and interpretive signs, and reconfigure split rail barriers.

Contact Information

Jack Ekstrom
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of repair and maintenance of existing public facilities involving negligible expansion of use beyond current levels included as trail or road repairs in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR 15300.4.

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