Trail Stewards

By | June 5, 2017
North Fork friend Frank Vitali and his mules work on the trails

North Fork friend Frank Vitali and his mules work on the trails

The Flathead Beacon says… There are 2,249 miles of designated trails in the Flathead National Forest, enough single track to journey from Kalispell to New York. Among its many tasks, the U.S. Forest Service is responsible for managing that expansive network of public paths, which provide beloved access to alpine lakes, towering peaks and wild valleys. Needless to say, it’s not an easy or inexpensive job. That’s where vital volunteer organizers have stepped up in recent decades to assist the federal agency. Read the full story here.

Did you know that the North Fork has its own trail maintenance volunteers? For more information, check out the North Fork Trails Associations website and see how you might help.

Category: Hiking/Biking/Floating

About NFNews Editor

Patti Hart is the editor-in-chief and founder of the NFNews.net. Patti lives on the North Fork during the summers and travels the world for the rest of the year, updating NFNews every day wherever there is an internet connection.

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