Legacy Trails Program Awardee

 

The Storm Creek Connector Trail

This trail will connect Storm Creek Campground and Storm Creek Day-Use Area via an authorized trail designed by Arkansas State Parks (ASP).


Applicant: Arkansas Parks & Recreation Foundation
Project Location: St. Francis National Forest, Arkansas
Amount Awarded: $36,289.00

This trail will connect Storm Creek Campground and Storm Creek Day-Use Area via an authorized trail designed by Arkansas State Parks (ASP). The goal of the project is to convert an old National Forest Service Road and several unauthorized user-created trails into one authorized, well-designed, and properly signed trail that connects the two areas. The trail will provide recreation for guests and the local community while reducing the environmental impact that the unauthorized trails cause due to erosion along the ridges and damage to the creeks in the area. The trail will be for hiking/pedestrian and bike users. ASP staff will work on NEPA analysis, trail design, and bridge details between February and December of 2023. This will include coordination with park staff and local partners such as THRIVE and the local Kiwanis and Rotary clubs. These groups may help with GPS mapping and data collection during the design phase. ASP will coordinate with AmeriCorps to schedule an NCCC team to be at Mississippi River State Park around December 2023 – February 2024. Park staff, the NCCC team, and local partners will build the trail over an estimated one-month period. After volunteer work wraps up, ASP will complete any tasks that need to be resolved.


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