Monday, May 16, 2011

City Seeking Input On Future Of Miles and Miles Of Trails In Seattle

Seattle Parks and Recreatin is soliciting input on the future trails, particularly how to preserve and develop Seattle Parks and Recreation soft surface walking and hiking paths, as part of the newly founded Trails Program.

In April, Parks hosted two public meetings to gather input on park trails.

And now Parks would like the public to take a short survey found here to provide them with additonal information.

The website says:
Seattle Parks and Recreation is using its trails inventory not only to plan work for the next five years, but to create an opportunity to work with stakeholders, citizens, and community organizations to develop partnerships and a longer term vision for our trail system through 2020 and beyond.

The Trails Program marks the commitment of Seattle Parks and Recreation to address the need for trail maintenance, trail construction, and trail development standards within our 4000+ acres of natural areas. Under the program, we taking an inventory of existing trails and coordinating new trail development

Find out more information about becoming a Trails Program Volunteer here as well as more information on upcoming work projects, see pictures and updates from past work parties, download trail maps, take a look at the proposed Trail Maintenance and Construction Standards, and link to other urban trails resources.

For more information on the vol Seattle Parks and Recreation Trail system, go here  or contct Chukundi Salisbury at or by regular mail Seattle Parks and Recreation, 1600 South Dakota Street, Seattle, WA 98108, 206-684-4122.

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