Road & Trail Work Plan 2018

Setting road and trail work priorities for the year ahead.

UPDATED: MARCH 5, 2018

2018–2019 Work Plan

The Marin County Open Space District (MCOSD) work plan, or project list, identifies the road and trail work proposed for implementation in the 2018–2019 fiscal year. All proposed projects support Road and Trail Management Plan goals-improving sustainability, reducing erosion, enhancing recreation, and improving safety.

The draft 2018–2019 Work Plan was presented at the Parks & Open Space Commission meeting on March 15, 2018. The Board of Supervisors approved these projects during June 2018 fiscal year budget hearings.

Projects include:

  • Eagle Rim Trail
    Mount Burdell Preserve
    Adopt, realign, and improve almost 1 mile of trail accessible for hikers and cyclists. Also includes decommissioning of steep, erosive fall line trails.
  • Middle Fire Road
    Mount Burdell Preserve
    Improve visitor access, road sustainability, and reduce sediment discharge into the watershed.
  • Old White Hill Grade
    Loma Alta Preserve
    Improve the safety and sustainability of the multiuse trail as well as reduce sediment discharge into the watershed. Note, this trail has also been called Old Railroad Grade.
  • Alto Bowl Fire Road
    Alto Bowl Preserve
    Stabilize fire road, replace failed culvert, and reduce erosion.
  • Bob Middagh Trail
    Alto Bowl Preserve
    Replace 2 failed culverts on the Bob Middagh Trail and reduce sediment discharge into the watershed.
  • Conifer Fire Road
    Gary Giacomini Preserve
    Improve emergency vehicle access, visitor access and road sustainability.
  • Blue Oak Trail
    Rush Creek Preserve
    Community outreach and stakeholder engagement, with 2019 project implementation to improve sustainable access and reduce social trails.
  • Toyon Fire Road
    Cascade Canyon Creek Preserve
    Improve emergency vehicle access and sustainability, and reduce sediment discharge into the watershed.
  • Ponti Project Planning
    Pacheco Valle Preserve
    Community outreach and stakeholder engagement, with 2019 project implementation of road to trail conversion. Improve sustainable access and reduce social trails and risk of landslide failure.