Thornton Trail Re-Route


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Thornton Trail Re-Route
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Re-routing existing Thornton Multi-use Trail in Humboldt Redwoods State Park to decrease excessive linear grades and sedimentation issues. Work will construct 5,160 ft. of new trail with a 5 ft. one-half to full bench width; two steel stringer footbridges, 24 ft. and 14 ft. long and 5 ft. wide, with 42-inch high wooden handrails and plastic mudsills. Bridge abutments will be outside of the channel. Remove 1,084 ft. of existing road/trail and two crossings and install swales at spring locations. All work will be done using a Sweco dozer and hand crews.

Contact Information
John E. Harris
California Department of Parks and Recreation
PO Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95520-2006

Phone : 707 445-6547 x19


Other Location Info
Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15304 - Class 3 & 4
Reasons for Exemption
Consists of construction and location of limited numbers of new, structures and the 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 and agricultural purposes.

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