The Recreation Committee
of the Jackson Advisory Group will meet on Friday, September 19 from 3:00
to 5:00 p.m. Please attend if you have an interest in expanding recreation
opportunities in Jackson State Forest.
The meeting will be held
at the Jackson Demonstration State Forest Learning Center located east of
Camp 20 on Highway 20.
purpose of the Recreation Committee is to encourage public involvement
in expanding recreation opportunities in Jackson State Forest. The
Recreation Committee is working closely with the staff of JDSF.
meetings, cyclists, equestrians, hikers, off-highway vehicle users,
and shooters presented
their ideas and
priorities. A joint effort is underway to create an inventory of
popular trails in the forest.
This meeting will
address the following topics:
Continuing to develop
an inventory of trails, discussing how to add supporting information to
the trail map that has been created.
recreation priorities put forward by users.
Developing a Jackson
Forest Users Group. Steps to be taken include: Identifying a core group
of recreationists who will commit to representing their community of
users on a regular basis; developing a governing structure and charter
for the Users Group; deciding on the relation between the Users Group
and other recreation groups.
problems that have been raised about maintenance and horse impacts on
Big River Campground and the adjacent tributary of Big River.