Legacy Trails Program Awardee

 

Bartram National Recreation Trail Maintenance

This project will involve maintenance on a highly popular 2-mile section of the Bartram National Recreation Trail, from Wallace Branch trailhead to William's Pulpit.


Applicant: Blue Ridge Bartram Trail Conservancy
Project Location: Nantahala National Forest, North Carolina
Amount Awarded: $11,100.00

Work will involve repairing drainage dips to improve water flow off the trail, grubbing tree roots that have become exposed due to heavy use of the trail, and repairing logs steps to prevent hikers from walking around them. In addition, we will install guide features to discourage users from leaving the trail to access the top of Ray Cove Falls. This work will begin in the spring of 2024 in partnership with the Nantahala Ranger District and will engage up to 15 volunteers and two paid Blue Ridge Bartram Trail Conservancy staff members per workday. Nantahala Ranger District staff will take an advisory role to ensure trail maintenance procedures align with the policies in the New Forest Plan.


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