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San Gabriel National Monument - National Trails Day Volunteer Event

  • 02 Jun 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Vincent Gap Trailhead in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

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Celebrate National Trails Day on June 2, 2018 in the Iconic San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. The day will include 3.5 hours of work on the series of trails that start or end at the scenic Vincent Gap. Many National and Scenic Recreation Trails depart from this popular spot, such as the Pacific Crest Trail, the Silver Moccasin Trail, the High Desert Trail, the Vincent Gulch Trail, and the trail to Mount Baden Powell. This event is co-sponsored by the National Forest Foundation, REI and the US Forest Service and other volunteer partners. We will break for lunch and a short celebration of National Trails Day 

around 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.

DATE: Saturday, June 2, 2018|  Sign-in between 8:00 - 8:30 am, event scheduled from 8:30 am until 1:00 pm

LOCATION: Vincent Gap Trailhead in the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument.

DIRECTIONS: Located approximately 9 miles heading south/west on Angeles Crest Highway (CA-2)  from Wrightwood or 49 miles from La Canada heading north/east on Angeles Crest Highway (CA-2) Allow 1 hour of driving time from La Canada. Please carpool if possible

Personal Equipment to Wear while WorkingLong sleeve shirt, long pants, gloves, and boots are required. ANYONE NOT WEARING APPROPRIATE CLOTHING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO WORK (Anyone wearing shorts will not be allowed to participate.) Sun protection hat, hard-hat (will 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.

For more information: For additional information please contact Edward Belden, National Forest Foundation at ebelden@nationalforests.org or 805-258-2500



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