Chaparral Trail Hill Climb Restoration

Summary

SCH Number
2012108115
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Chaparral Trail Hill Climb Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/8/2012

Document Description
This project is to close and restore a redundant part of Chaparral Trail in the Upper Ranch of hollister Hills SVRA. Currently there are two steep climbing trails right out of the Sycamore campground, Blue Oak and Chaparral. Both of these trails go to the same place and provide the same type of recreation. The portion of the Chaparral trail is generally less sustainable due to its placement on the slope and is losing more top soil from erosion. The entrance to the current Chaparral Trail is in a desireable location just outside the campground while Blue Oak comes out from the middle of a potential camp site. To better the traffic flow in the campground this project will also re-route the current trail entrance to Chaparral into Blue Oak Trail about 100 feet after the start of the trail. The new connector trail will be about 125 feet long and will avoid existing trees.

Contact Information
Wesley Gray
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (831) 636-2064

Location

Cities
Hollister
Counties
San Benito

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15304,15333
Reasons for Exemption
Minro alteration to land. Small habitat restoration project.
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