Target: U.S. Forest Service

Action: Submit comments on the proposed Redstone to McClure Pass trail by March 20.

The Forest Service is starting a public process to evaluate a 7-mile recreation trail in the Crystal Valley. The proposed trail is a segment of Pitkin County’s larger Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail Plan, which has been many years in the making. This segment would stretch from Redstone to McClure Pass, and would be a non-motorized trail for recreation activities such as hiking and biking.

It’s critical that the Forest Service thoroughly analyze potential impacts to wildlife from additional recreation pressure that would be created by the proposed trail, including cumulative impacts from the full Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail Plan.

Please speak up for wildlife in the Crystal Valley. Submit your comments by March 20.