Appendix D: Trail Projects Data Summary

Department of Agriculture

Forest Service
1. Gallatin National Forest, Yankee Jim Interpretative Trail
2. Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Middle Fork Campground Nature Trail
3. Chucagh National Forest, Quartz Creek Viewing/Fishing Trail
4. Osceloa National Forest, Nice Wander Trail

Department of Interior

National Park Service
5. Denali National Park and Preserve, McKinley Station Trail
6. Yosemite National Park, Lower Yosemite Falls Trail
7. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Sulphur Bank Trail
8. Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Trail
9. Yellowstone National Park, Boiling River Trail
10. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Trail
11. Isle Royal National Park, American Dock Trail
12. Cape Cod National Seashore, Red Maple Swamp Trail
13. Gulf Islands National Seashore, Perdido Key Discovery trail
14. Gulf Island National Seashore, Natures Way Extension Trail
15. Stones River National Battlefield, trail

 

1.  Forest Service Trail Project

Trail:  Yankee Jim Interpretative Trail                        Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Forest:  Gallatin National Forest

Forest Service Region:  1                                            State:  Montana

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed new trailhead and 1,800 feet of new trail to Yellowstone River overlook and interpretive site.  Portion of trail has retainers.  Improved portion of road, and provided accessible van parking, accessible toilet, and interpretive signs.

Total Project Cost:  $46,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  3 inches ¾ minus aggregate capped with 1 ½ inches asphalt.  

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface and 3 feet minimum clear tread width if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

2.  Forest Service Trail Project

Trail:  Middle Fork Campground Nature Trail            Connects To:  Campground/Trailhead

Forest:  Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest

Forest Service Region:  6                                            State:  Washington

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 1,200 feet of new trail with two short bridges and some raised boardwalk.

Total Project Cost:  $35,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Crushed limestone and wood.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

3.  Forest Service Trail Project

Trail:  Quartz Creek Viewing/Fishing Trail                Connects To:  Campground/Trailhead

Forest:  Chucagh National Forest

Forest Service Region:  10                                          State:  Alaska

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 320 feet of boardwalk for viewing spawning salmon and limited fishing.

Total Project Cost:  $204,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Wood.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

4.  Forest Service Trail Project

Trail:  Nice Wander Trail                                             Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Forest:  Osceola National Forest

Forest Service Region:  8                                             State:  Florida

Alteration &  New Construction

Scope of Work:  Improved 1.3 miles of existing trail and added 0.7 mile of new trail to create 2 mile loop-trail.  Constructed 1,000 feet of boardwalk through muddy area.

Total Project Cost:  $12,177 and volunteer labor

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Native soil, crushed limerock, and wood.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail is part of Florida National Scenic Trail.  The nonprofit Florida Trail Association has an agreement with the three National Forests in Florida to provide at least one accessible loop trail in each of the Forests.  

 

5.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Mc Kinley Station Trail                                     Connects To:  Designated Trailhead                     

Park:  Denali National Park and Preserve

National Park Service Region:  Alaska                       State:  Alaska

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 2,100 feet of new trail.

Total Project Cost:  $25,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Compacted gravel.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

6.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Lower Yosemite Falls Trail                               Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Park:  Yosemite National Park

National Park Service Region:  Pacific West              State:  California

Alteration

Scope of Work:  Reconstructed 1,100 feet of existing trail to newly constructed observation bridge below Lower Yosemite Falls.

Total Project Cost:  $594,474

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Asphalt.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

7.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Sulphur Bank Trail                                            Connects To:  Designated Trailhead   

Park:  Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

National Park Service Region:  Pacific West              State:  Alaska

Alteration & New Construction

Scope of Work:  Rehabilitated 4,000 feet of trail.  Constructed 1,400 feet of new trail, including 800 feet of boardwalk and 100 feet of wood bridge.

Total Project Cost:  $223,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  Yes.  Compliance with technical provisions for running slope and resting intervals not feasible for 200 feet section due to terrain or prevailing construction practices.

Trail Surface: Asphalt and wood.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface and 3 feet minimum clear tread width if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

8.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Trail                                                                   Connects To:  Designated Trailhead   

Park:  Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve

National Park Service Region:  Pacific West             State:  Idaho

Alteration

Scope of Work:  Improved 150 feet of existing trail to volcanic feature.

Total Project Cost:  $129,044

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Concrete.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

9.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Boiling River Trail                                            Connects To:  Designated Trailhead   

Park:  Yellowstone National Park

National Park Service Region:  Intermountain           State:  Idaho

Alteration

Scope of Work:  Improved 0.5 miles of existing trail to Boiling River, including bridges, turnpike, fencing, retaining walls, steps, and signage.

Total Project Cost:  $116,400

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  Yes.  Compliance with technical provisions for tread obstacles, passing space, running slope, resting intervals, and edge protection would cause substantial harm to cultural, historic, religious, or significant natural features or characteristics; and not feasible due to terrain or prevailing construction practices.  Compliance with guidelines not required beyond first point where conditions apply because exceptions to technical provisions apply to more than 15 percent of trail length.

Trail Surface:  Hardened gravel and compressed soil.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

10.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Trail                                                                   Connects To:  Accessible Trail

Park:  Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

National Park Service Region:  Midwest                   State:  Indiana

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 0.5 miles of new trail connecting existing Calumet Bike Trail and Duneland Prairie Trail.

Total Project Cost:  $20,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Asphalt.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

11.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  American Dock Trail                                         Connects To:  Designated Trailhead   

Park:  Isle Royale National Park

National Park Service Region:  Midwest                   State:  Minnesota

Alteration

Scope of Work:  Widened and paved existing trail and lowered running slope.  Provided 8 turnouts with benches along trail.  Installed handrail along 600 feet of lakeside of trail.

Total Project Cost:  $40,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Polymerized cold patch.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

12.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Red Maple Swamp Trail                                   Connects To:  Designated Trailhead   

Park:  Cape Cod National Seashore

National Park Service Region:  Northeast                 State:  Masssachusetts

Alteration

Scope of Work:  Reconstructed 0.5 miles of boardwalk.  Provided edging, handrails, and wide deck areas for viewing wetland and wildlife.

Total Project Cost:  $210,000 materials

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Trex decking and AQU treated wood.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface and 3 feet minimum clear tread width if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

13.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Perdido Key Discovery Trail                             Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Park:  Gulf Islands National Seashore

National Park Service Region:  Southeast                  State:  Florida

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 1,850 feet of boardwalk and observation deck.  

Total Project Cost:  $30,329

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Wood.

Additional Information Provided:  

 

14.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Natures Way Extension Trail                            Connects To:  Accessible Trail

Park:  Gulf Islands National Seashore

National Park Service Region:  Southeast                  State:  Florida

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 2,185 feet of new trail, including 1,000 feet of boardwalk.  

Total Project Cost:  $133,265

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Crusher run,wood mulch, and wood.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface and 3 feet minimum clear tread width if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

15.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Trail                                                                   Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Park:  Stones River National Battlefield

National Park Service Region:  Southeast                  State:  Tennessee

New Construction & Alteration

Scope of Work:  Constructed 1,900 feet of boardwalk and overlook platform.  Resurfaced asphalt trail.

Total Project Cost:  $139,610

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Trex decking, wood, and asphalt.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 
 
 

Fish and Wildlife Service

16. Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Trail
17. Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Quanah Parker Interpretive Trail
18. Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Mosquito Lake Trail

Bureau of Land Management
19. Dinosaur Diamond National Scenic Byway, Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail

Bureau of Reclamation
20. River Mountains Loop Trail
21. WestWorld of Scottsdale Trail
22. Trail

Department of Defense

Army Corps of Engineers
23. Table Rock Dam and Lake, Table Rock Lakeshore Trail
24. Milford Lake, Outlet Park, River Walk Trail Spur
25. Westville Lake, Grand Trunk Trail
26. Ball Mountain Lake, Winhall Brook Campground, Trail

 
 

15.  National Park Service Trail Project

Trail:  Trail                                                                   Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Park:  Stones River National Battlefield

National Park Service Region:  Southeast                  State:  Tennessee

New Construction & Alteration

Scope of Work:  Constructed 1,900 feet of boardwalk and overlook platform.  Resurfaced asphalt trail.

Total Project Cost:  $139,610

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Trex decking, wood, and asphalt.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

16.  Fish & Wildlife Service Trail Project

Trail:  Trail                                                                   Connects To:  Accessible Trail

Park:  Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Fish & Wildlife Service Region:  1                             State:  California

Alteration

Scope of Work:  Replaced boardwalk bridge.

Total Project Cost:  $180,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Wood.

Additional Information Provided:  

17.  Fish & Wildlife Service Trail Project

Trail:  Quanah Parker Interpretive Trail                       Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Park:  Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

Fish & Wildlife Service Region:  2                              State:  Oklahoma

Alteration

Scope of Work:  Reconstructed 0.4 miles of existing trail.

Total Project Cost:  $57,180

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Concrete.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

18.  Fish & Wildlife Service Trail Project

Trail:  Mosquito Lake Trail                                           Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Park:  Kenai National Wildlife Refuge

Fish & Wildlife Service Region:  7                              State:  Alaska

Alteration

Scope of Work:  Rehabilitated existing trailhead and trail.

Total Project Cost:  $56,900

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  Yes.  Compliance with technical provisions for edge protection would substantially alter the nature of the setting or the purpose of the facility, and not feasible due to terrain or prevailing construction practices.

Trail Surface:  Packed 01 gravel.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

19.  Bureau of Land Management Trail Project

Trail:  Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail                               Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Site:  Dinosaur Diamond National Scenic Byway

State:  Utah

Alteration

Scope of Work:  Altered 0.5 miles of existing trail.

Total Project Cost:  $25,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  Yes.  Compliance with technical provisions for running slope and edge protection would cause substantial harm to cultural, historic, religious, or significant natural features or characteristics.

Trail Surface:  Rock and sand.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface and 3 feet minimum clear tread width if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

20.  Bureau of Reclamation Trail Project

Trail:  River Mountains Loop Trail                              Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Site:  

State:  Nevada

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 6 miles of new trail.

Total Project Cost:  $330,000

Complied with Guidelines:  No.  Technical provisions for running slope and resting intervals not met.

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Asphalt.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface and 3 feet minimum clear tread width if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

21.  Bureau of Reclamation Trail Project FY 2004

Trail:  WestWorld of  Scottsdale Trail                        Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Site:  

State:  Arizona

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed new trailhead and 0.5 miles of new trail.

Total Project Cost:  $800,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes.

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Decomposed granite and concrete.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

22.  Bureau of Reclamation Trail Project

Trail:  Trail                                                                   Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Site:  

State:  California

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 550 feet of new trail.

Total Project Cost:  $23,100

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes.

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Concrete.

Additional Information Provided:  

23.  Army Corps of Engineers Trail Project

Trail:  Table Rock Lakeshore Trail                              Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Site:  Table Rock Dam and Lake

Army Corps of Engineers Region:  Southwestern      State:  Missouri

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 2.2 miles of new hiking/biking trail.

Total Project Cost:  $512,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  Yes.  Compliance with technical provisions for cross slope not feasible due to terrain at two locations where trail crossed existing boat ramps.

Trail Surface:  Asphalt.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface and 3 feet minimum clear tread width if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

24.  Army Corps of Engineers Trail Project

Trail:  River Walk Trail Spur                                       Connects To:  Accessible Trail

Site:  Outlet Park, Milford Lake

Army Corps of Engineers Region: Northwestern      State:  Kansas

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 1 mile of new trail.  Provided two double vault toilets.

Total Project Cost:  $90,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  ¾ inch compacted rock screenings.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

 

25.  Army Corps of Engineers Trail Project

Trail:  Grand Trunk Trail                                             Connects To:  Designated Trailhead

Site:  Westville Lake

Army Corps of Engineers Region: North Atlantic     State:  Massachusett s

New Construction

Scope of Work:  Constructed 1.7 miles of new trail.  Part of trail reused old rail bed and town roads.  Provided new parking lot and outdoor accessible route at trailhead.

Total Project Cost:  $215,000

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  Yes.  Compliance with technical provisions for cross slope, running slope, and resting intervals would substantially alter nature of the setting or purpose of the facility, and not feasible due to terrain or prevailing construction practices.

Trail Surface:  Compacted rock screenings.

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface and 3 feet minimum clear tread width if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.

26.  Army Corps of Engineers Trail Project

Trail:  Trail                                                Connects To:  Campground/Trailhead

Site:  Ball Mountain Lake, Winhall Brook Campground

Army Corps of Engineers Region: North Atlantic     State:  Vermont

Alteration

Scope of Work:  Altered 1.7 miles of rail tail to hiking trail.

Total Project Cost:  $!59,188

Complied with Guidelines:  Yes

Exceptions Applicable:  No

Trail Surface:  Shur-pak

Additional Information Provided:  Trail would have been constructed with firm and stable surface; 3 feet minimum clear tread width; and running slope not exceeding 1:20 if Architectural Barriers Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act did not apply.