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Cape Alava and Sand Point Wilderness Trails Rehabilitation Civic Engagement
Olympic National Park is seeking your input on the proposed rehabilitation of the Cape Alava and Sand Point trails located within the park's Ozette area. The Cape Alava and Sand Point trails access each end of a 3-mile section of beach creating a 9-mile triangular wilderness hike, starting from the Lake Ozette Trailhead. Ozette is the busiest trailhead for overnight wilderness use in the park. Approximately 9,500 linear feet (70 percent) of the total 13,533 feet of boardwalk on the Cape Alava and Sand Point trails is in poor condition.
Please take a moment to read the project newsletter, which provides preliminary alternative concepts. Comments can be made by clicking on the "Open for Comment" link at the left side of this page, selecting the document, and then clicking the "Comment Now" button. Comments can also be hand-delivered or mailed to the address provided in the newsletter. We look forward to hearing your thoughts and suggestions on these preliminary alternative concepts. We understand that your time is valuable, and we appreciate your assistance. We will be accepting comments through 11:59 p.m. MDT on April 26, 2022.
Following this review, we will refine the alternatives, select or develop a preferred alternative, and complete the environmental analysis, at which time additional opportunities will be provided for public involvement on the draft EA.
Please note that your entire comment—including personal identifying information such as your address, phone number, and e-mail address—may be made publicly available at any time pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Comments submitted by individuals or organizations on behalf of other individuals or organizations will not be accepted.
Comment Period: Closed Mar 28, 2022 - Apr 26, 2022
Cape Alava and Sand Point Trails Civic Engagement Newsletter.pdf (715.9 KB, PDF file)
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