National Trails Day – Hornbek Wildlife Loop Trail, Florrisant Fossil Beds National Monument

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/02/2012
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Hornbek Homestead

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National Trails Day

 Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Saturday, June 2nd 2012

9 am – 3 pm

Join us for National Trails Day at the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, sponsored by The Friends of the Fossil Beds and The Coalition for the Upper South Platte.  Help complete trail maintenance on a one mile section of The Hornbek Wildlife Loop Trail, to include:

  • construction of rolling dips and rock water bars
  • bridge maintenance on Grape Creek
  • rock staircase construction
  • building an elevated retaining wall

When completed, the Hornbek Wildlife Loop will be restored to a safer trail with less erosion. This is a free event and great learning experience.  Tasks will range from moderate to strenuous. Participants will receive free admission to the monument on that day and an interpretative tour of the Hornbek Homestead following the project. Minimum age is 10, minors must have adult supervision. Pets are not permitted. Registration is required, please register below or contact:  Lisa@uppersouthplatte.org CUSP, 719-748-0033.

National Trails Day – Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Saturday, June 2nd   9 am-3 pm

Join us for National Trails Day at the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, sponsored by The Friends of the Fossil Beds and The Coalition for the Upper South Platte.  Help complete trail maintenance on a one mile section of the Hornbek Wildlife Loop Trail, to include:

  • construction of rolling dips and rock water bars
  • bridge maintenance on Grape Creek
  • rock staircase construction
  • building an elevated retaining wall

When completed, the Hornbek Wildlife Loop will be restored to a safer trail with less erosion – a culmination of two year’s work by numerous volunteers, partners and park staff.  This is a free even and great learning experience.  Tasks will range from moderate to strenuous. Participants will receive free admission to the monument on that day and a guided interpretative tour of the Hornbek Homestead following the project. Minimum age: is 10, and must have adult supervision – pets are not allowed. Registration is required, please register below or contact: Lisa@uppersouthplatte.org

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