Hare Scramble Route Re-Route, Foothill Road

Summary

SCH Number
2013048085
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Hare Scramble Route Re-Route, Foothill Road
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The purpose of this project is to replace an established motorcycle trail, the Hare Scramble Route, in the Upper Ranch of Hollister Hills SVRA with more sustainable and safer designated trail. The existing Hare Scramble Route is located in the open grassland area on clay soils. Due to the design, location and schedule of the Hare Scramble event, the current route is heavily impacted after the event due to highly saturated soil conditions. The proposed new trail was designed to follow proper trail construction techniques to enhance sustainabliity as outlined in the OHV BMP Manual for Erosion and Sediment Control.

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

831 636-2016

Location

Counties
San Benito
Other Location Info
Hollister Hills SVRA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 04, 33 - Class 1, 4, & 33
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration (new trail) of an existing public facility (Hare Scramble Route) involving no expansion of use, and minor public alterations in the condition of land, water and vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees. Project activities also include re-vegetation of disturbed areas with native plant species.
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