Backcountry Wayfinding Signs (16/17-OC-03)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Backcountry Wayfinding Signs (16/17-OC-03)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project installs or replaces 31 trail makers throughout the backcountry of Crystal Cove State Park. Crystal Cove's popularity has increased over the years, with an estimated 140,000 people using the trail system in 2016. This project will involve setting timber to a depth of approx 2 feet. And affixing trail signage and directional arrows to the posts. One post will be installed at every trail junction w/ each trail name affixed parallel to the direction of the trail. Separately, Southern California Edison will be installing "Dead End/Utility Road" signs at all the utility road and fire road/trail junctures to supplement and/or replace existing dead end signs. DPR-approved standard project requirements have been incorporated into this project.

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

Phone : (949) 607-9510


Other Location Info
Crystal Cove State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15311, 11
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impact to the environment is anticipated in compliance with CEQA 15300.2. If the project is implemented as indicated within the project description including conditions provided by CDPR specialists, then it is exempt under CEQA 15311 - Accessory structures. This action falls under the Departmental List of Exempt activities according to CEQA 15300.4 as outlined in the Department of Operations Manual, Chapter 0600: Installation of Signs.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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