Paradise Valley Trails Repair and Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Conservation Corps (CCC)
Document Title
Paradise Valley Trails Repair and Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this project is to restore heavily damaged trail sections and structures within the Paradise Valley of Kings Canyon National Park. Project activities include rehabilitation and repair of stone trail steps, water bars, and damaged tread along sections of Woods Creek Trail and Mist Falls, and will include incidental maintenance and brushing to ensure safe access to the project sites. Mitigation Measures documented in the Categorical Exclusion Form and associated environmental assessment documents prepared by Kings Canyon National Park in June 2016, to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act, will be followed for all relevant project activities.

Contact Information

Jeffrey Schwarzschild
Agency Name
California Conservation Corps
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
California Conservation Corps - Fortuna Center, Backcountry Trails Program
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
Paradise Valley, Kings Canyon National Park CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301. Existing Facilities; 15304 Minor alts to land
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the repair and minor alteration of existing public trails and does not involve any expansion beyond current use. Minor alterations to the condition of vegetation for the purposes of erosion control does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.


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