The main intent of the project will be to avoid areas flooded by recent beaver colonization in the area. This will be achieved by rerouting the trail away from dammed areas of creeks, and will necessitate the construction of a new trail section approximately 2.5 miles in length. Additionally, crews will install a system of drains and retainers on the
trail. The project would be completed by National Park Service staff in partnership with the Montana Conservation Corps. Funding for the project is being considered through the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources Recreational Trails Program.
Written comments should be received no later than October 29, 2012, and mailed to Bill Hopkins, Backcountry Trails Office, P.O. Box 168, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 82190. Emails may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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