Forest Service Releases Old Fort Trails Proposal For Public Comment


Last updated 3/17/2021 at 4:39pm

Map of the Old Fort Trails Project.

"Trails for all" are coming to Old Fort in McDowell County. The Pisgah National Forest's Grandfather Ranger District released its final trail proposal for the Old Fort Trails Project. The U.S. Forest Service is asking for public input on the proposal over the next 30 days.

The proposal features 42 miles of new sustainably constructed trails that aim to improve community connectivity, reduce barriers to access, and support environmental and social sustainability. The new trails will be supported by two new trailhead parking areas. Approximately one mile of trail relocations are proposed to...

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