trails

JeffX | January 30, 2015 | 9:00
10:10 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Hiking The Bigfoot Trail

A small lake in the Trinity Alps.
Credit Tom Hilton/Wikimedia

Whether you believe in Bigfoot or not, you can certainly follow in his/her footsteps. 

Our region is the supposed stomping ground of the large and furry creature, and home to The Bigfoot Trail

Nature lover and Humboldt County resident Michael Kauffmann is the brains behind the idea of the 400-mile trail, a way to enjoy the incredible diversity of the Klamath Mountain region. 

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JeffX | January 27, 2015 | 8:00
10:57 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Comment Deadline Looms On Jack-Ash Trail

The existing Sterling Mine Ditch Trail near Jacksonville.
Credit BLM/Public Domain

Be careful if you say "Jack-Ash Trail" out loud… your words could be confused with something else. 

But at the moment, there's nothing quite like a trail that would allow hikers to walk the ridges between the Jackson County communities of Jacksonville and Ashland. 

Now you know where the name comes from. 

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Jefferson Exchange | June 30, 2014 | 8:00
10:10 am
Mon June 30, 2014

From Ditch Bank To Trail To ...?

Credit BLM/Public Domain

One of the region's older trails is up for consideration as part of Oregon's system of State Designated Scenic Trails. 

The Sterling Mine Ditch Trail began life in Jacksonville's mining days, alongside the ditch built to carry water to hydraulic mining operations. 

The public can help decide if the trail will be included in the state system. 

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Jefferson Exchange | April 8, 2014 | 8:30
10:10 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Humboldt Bay Trail Gets A Boost

Credit U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

It might be a little early to start pumping up the bicycle tires, but the long-sought Humboldt Bay Trail from Eureka to Arcata is a step closer to reality. 

The state of California just ponied up $2 Million for studies that will push the project further along. 

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