Category: George Washington National Forest

Carr Mountain Trail Work Day

Volunteers cutting in the Carr Mountain Trail above German River Road The Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition participated in a weekend of work on the Carr Mountain Trail in conjunction with the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. The SVBC hired Ironwood Outdoors to bring in a machine to help with benching in the southern portion of the trail.…
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April 11, 2012 0

Wolf Ridge Trail Work Day Part 1

This is how you move rocks in the woods! Measure twice, dig once! See the full Gallery of Pictures from the Work Day On Sunday June 26, 25 volunteers donated 120 work hours towards addressing a wet section of the ever popular Wolf Ridge Trail in the George Washington National Forest. Another 6 volunteers donated…
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June 29, 2011 0

SVBC RTP Virginia DCR Grant Phase 2

The gound work is being laid by SVBC for Phase 2 of the North River Trails EnhancementWhat a great opportunity to work with Trails Specialist Christian Canary of the North River Ranger District to make improvements for trail visitors looking to bicycle, hike, run and ride horses.Thank you FHWA Recreation Trails Program! From Lookout Mountain…
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June 22, 2011 0

Shenandoah Mountain Trail – Rehabilitation

Shenandoah Mountain Trail south of Rt. 250 is an amazing trail. A HUGE amount of work goes in to maintaining the trail yearly. Shenandoah Mountain Touring maintains the trail as part of the volunteer agreement between the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coaliton and the North River Ranger District in the George Washington National Forest. The amazing…
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April 18, 2011 0

Carr Mountain Trail – Collaborative Trail Project – George Washington National Forest

A great trail project is nearing completion on the North River Ranger District A collaborative venture by the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition, Backcountry Horsemen, and the Potomac Applachian Trail Club to better connect the Lee Ranger District to the North River Ranger District in the George Washington National Forest with a non-motorized shared-use singletrack trail…
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April 10, 2011 0

Chainsaw Recertification’s to clear George Washington National Forest Trails

Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition members Jennifer Wolfson, Mike Capraro, Susan Musante, Matt Smith and Chris Scott just completed their chainsaw certifications so they can continue to provide a great volunteer service helping to keep the trails open in the George Washington National Forest.

March 30, 2011 0

Switchback Work Where the Wild Oak Trail Crosses the North River via Suspension Bridge

The Wild Oak Trail is a 25.6 mile trail located within the North River Ranger District of the George Washington National Forest. This National Recreation Trail is very popular for various recreational activities, including: hiking, biking, horseback riding, and trail running. Due to the steep and rugged nature of the trail most trail users only…
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December 5, 2010 0

Camp Todd Reroute

One of the projects on the SVBC DCR grant is the reroute of the Wild Oak Trail as it comes down Horse Trough Hollow and crosses the North River. The current interface brings the trail straight down to the North River where it drops down steep embankments to the water and then goes through Camp…
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November 1, 2010 3