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Construction begins on the Cutthroat Trail

Phase one trail construction will begin this week on the Cutthroat Trail, a roughly 5.5-mile trail situated above the East Fork of Hermosa Creek on the Columbine Ranger District. This new multiple-use trail will be accessible to E-bikes, hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bikers wanting to explore the Hermosa area, and will be the first non-motorized trail open to E-Bikes. Public use of the trail will not be allowed during phase one construction, which will be complete September 30th.


Agencies release story map about Lake Tahoe West

Lake Tahoe West partners have released an interactive “story map” to explain ongoing and proposed actions to restore forests and watersheds across 59,000 acres of Lake Tahoe’s west shore.