Trail Repair and Modifications for Temporary Detour- Folsom Dam Raise


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Trail Repair and Modifications for Temporary Detour- Folsom Dam Raise
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Gold Fields District

Document Description
Repair and modify a 2,300-foot segment of the Pioneer Express Trail from south of the Beals Point Entrance Road in Folsom Lake State Recreation Area to accommodate the multi-use trail traffic that will utilize this temporary trail detour during the Folsom Dam Raise Project. Work will use a small trail dozer (SWECO), a mini-excavator, chainsaws, motorized toters, plate compacter or small roller, and a variety of hand tools to: • Brush the trail to 8 feet wide and 10 feet high to meet State Parks multi-use vegetation clearance standards and to improve line of sight for the added trail traffic; • Regrade the existing trail to re-establish proper outslope and drainage, and fill ruts and entrenched areas; • Construct or reconstruct sections of the trail as needed; • Repair or restore the trail bed to a minimum of 36-inch width and up to 60-inch width, to meet the State Parks standard for multi-use trails; • Repair construct or install drainage features, including drain lenses and culverts as required to effect proper drainage along the trail segment; and • Import aggregate fill to harden the tread surface on some sections of trail tread.

Contact Information
Jim Micheaels
Department of Parks and Recreation
7806 Folsom-Auburn Road
Folsom, CA 95630

Phone : (916) 988-0205


Placer Sacramento
Other Location Info
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation and is included as "Trail construction or realignment" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.


Notice of Exemption
2020020340_12989 - Trail Repair and Modifications for Temporary Detour - Folsom Dam Raise Project - Final signed NOE   PDF 494 K

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