Steep Ravine Campsite #6 Relocation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Steep Ravine Campsite #6 Relocation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Campground in Mount Tamalpais State Park to protect resources. Work will: • Remove the fire ring, picnic table and storage locker from the existing campsite #6 and dispose of; • Use hand tools to scarify and rehabilitate the campsite and the trail leading to the campsite; • Excavate up to 8, 18 in. by 18 in. holes to install a split rail fence or other barrier with an “Area Closed for Restoration” sign attached to block access to the closed site; • Use a small trail dozer and hand tools to construct a new campsite #6, as well as an access trail to the new campsite, on the coastal terrace by campsite #1; • Install a wooden picnic table, a wooden food storage locker, and a steel fire ring , at the new site; and • On the western edge of the new campsite, excavate up to 8 in. below grade and construct a new 30ft. long x 18in. high x 14 in. wide dry stone masonry retaining wall.

Contact Information

Michelle P. Squyer
Agency Name
California State Parks
Job Title
District Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Mill Valley, unincorporated area
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
1, 3 & 4; PRC 15301, 15303 & 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the maintenance or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels; construction and location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures, included as “construction or installation of park facilities, such as fencing, signs” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR §15300.4; and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature scenic trees.


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