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Elevated boardwalk for giant Redwoods in the Grove of Titans at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

The availability and completion of the 1,300 ft. long elevated boardwalk or walkway, which is a part of a multi-year $3.5 million project was proudly announced by the Park Officials. Construction of the walkway at the Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, which is part of the California State Parks, started in November of 2019 and was finished recently. The Walkway now protects the Grove of Titans' trees. This project successfully provides environmentally safe access to the Grove of Titans and nearby forests. Aside from the walkway, the 3-mile Mill Creek Trail is currently being restored. It is expected to be [...]

2021-09-28T22:49:42+00:00September 28th, 2021|State Parks News|0 Comments

National Park Service requires masks to be worn while within NPS buildings & crowded outdoor spaces

With guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Park Service (NPS) is requiring everyone from employees, contractors, and visitors to wear a mask while inside the buildings and in crowded spaces.  The strict implementation is effective immediately. Those who refuse to follow may be denied entry regardless of vaccination status. The said requirement is in effect until further notices by the management and NPS. Wearing a mask is a great way to prevent spreading the virus especially to those who have higher risks of severe symptoms from the virus. They are also urging the public to become [...]

2021-09-28T21:13:34+00:00September 28th, 2021|State Parks News|0 Comments

39th Anniversary of the Southern Trailriders Association

The Southern Trailriders Association has been keeping Tallahassee's forest trails in good hiking shape since the time of its existence almost 30 years ago. This October marks their 30th anniversary which will be celebrated on Oct. 15, 2021, at 6:30-10 p.m., The following day the celebration will continue with a trail ride at the Apalachicola State Park in Florida. If you wish to participate, please take note of the following details: Occassion: The Southern Trailriders Association 30th anniversary When: October 15, 2021 starting 6:30pm to - 10pm, with food and music; October 16, 2021 = celebratory trail ride at Crawfordsville’s [...]