Work will resume on the Cross Trail July 25th, near Pherson Street.The Cross trail work will be completed by October 1st and the old Gavan trail will be removed. The board structures were too expensive to maintain and the land belongs to the US Geodetic Service.
Work to remove the old Gavan boardwalk will begin August 24th.
Deadfall on the Cross trail between Keet Gooshi Heen and Cascade Creek will be removed this week.
Remember there are no State Parks staff in Sitka anymore (budget cuts) so if you see garbage at Halibut Point Recreation area please pack it out. Same for the boat launch at Old Sitka and Mosquito Cove and Forest and Muskegs trails. NAtional PArk Service is taking care of CAstle Hill and Old Sitka for the time being.