Illegal mountain bike trail in Hermosa destroyed by rangers

Sports

Illegal mountain bike trail in Hermosa destroyed by rangers

Path was built near Hermosa Campground

Illegal mountain bike trail in Hermosa destroyed by rangers

Scott Thompson of the U.S. Forest Service drags cut oak brush onto an illegal trail Friday southeast of the Hermosa Creek Campground. Forest Service personnel and other volunteers destroyed the trail to prevent future illegal use.
Jed Botsford, Forest Service recreation manager of the Columbine Ranger District, top, and Jimbo Buickerood of the San Juan Citizens Alliance cover an illegal trail southeast of the Hermosa Creek Campground with rocks and trees.
Cut oak brush along with logs and rocks cover an illegal trail southeast of the Hermosa Creek Campground.
Don Kelly of Forest Service cuts down a juniper tree growing under an old-growth ponderosa. Cutting the tree served two purposes: reducing so-called ladder fuel in case of a fire and using it to help obliterate an illegal trail in Hermosa Creek Watershed Protection Area.
A Forest Service crew assisted in destroying an illegal trail Friday east of the Hermosa Creek Campground.
A sign is posted along an illegal trail built on Forest Service land east of the Hermosa Creek Campground.
A sign is posted along an rogue mountain bike trail built on protected Forest Service land east of the Hermosa Creek Campground.
click here to add your event
Cortez ~ Events
click here to add your event
Cortez ~ Events