Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area - Interpretive Center


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area - Interpretive Center
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Purpose of this project is to install three sea containers with a roof to crreate an interpretive center in Smith Forks Camground. The interior area will consist of picnic tables, straw bales, and a stage for interpretive activities for visitors. Ground disturbance will include moving approximately two feet of soil from the southwest corner of the project site to the northeast corner to level out the project area. The area will be capped off with approximately three inches of compacted decomposed granite to mke the area stable for visitors to walk on. Two fences will be installed to control visitor access to the area. The first fence will be chain link and will control the access to the entrance to the facility. Four holes approximately three feet deep will be dug along the open side of the sea containers. Each hole will recieve one metal pipe and cement to hold a swinging gate. A second fence will be placed to the southeast of the project site to control traffic flow. Approximately eight holes will be dug in the area three feet deep. These holes will be filled with a peeler core fence post and native soil. This will divert traffic from Hungry Valley Road entering the campground toward interpretive Center.

Contact Information

Dan Canfield
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles
Other Information
Hungry Valley SVRA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 3 - S: 15303
Reasons for Exemption
Project will be in construction of a small new facility. It will not have a negative effect on sensitive resources.

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