Event Details: Celebrate National Trails Day on June 4, 2016 in the Beautiful San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. The celebration will include 3 hours of work on trails around the enchanting Crystal Lake Recreation Area. This event is co-sponsored by the National Forest Foundation, REI and the US Forest Service. We will break for lunch and a short ceremony about National Trails Day at noon. This activity is open to all volunteers, including sponsored groups. Those who are volunteering for trail work for the first time, please identify yourself to the registrar at the meeting site so we can arrange for a Trail Boss to provide instruction and proper tools. For those volunteers that register, lunch and snacks will be provided.
CHECK IN: Sign-in between 8:00 and 8:30 am, event scheduled from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT TO WEAR WHILE WORKING: Long sleeve shirt, long pants, gloves, and boots are required. ANYONE NOT WEARING REQUIRED CLOTHING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO WORK (Anyone wearing shorts will not be allowed to participate.) Sun protection hat, hard-hat (if available – can be provided if needed), Ten Essentials (include a personal First Aid kit), water (2 Quarts), snacks, etc. Be prepared to hike about a mile and work until noon.
DIRECTIONS: From the 210 Freeway in Azusa, go north on Azusa Avenue CA Hwy 39 to Crystal Lake Recreation Area (25 miles). Allow 50 minutes driving time from the 210 Freeway. Please carpool if possible.
For Additional Information, Contact: Edward Belden, National Forest Foundation firstname.lastname@example.org or 805-258-2500