HRC Trail Work Party May 11, 2019


Project Overview
Volunteers will work with County OHV staff to repair sections of Trail 180 near Binns Hill Staging Area.

Place to Meet
Meet at Binns Hill Staging Area. The work party leader will take everyone to the project location. The attached map shows the Staging Area and project locations. See the Driving Directions below. 

Saturday May 11th, 2019.

Meet at the staging area at 9:00am. The work party will start shortly after that. The work party will end at approximately 1:00pm.

Late Comers
If late to the staging area, walk south across Binns Hill Road to the 180 trailhead. Walk south on Trail 180 to the work party location.

Work Party Leaders 
Jordan Rhinevault, Juan Rios, and Jesse Ellertson (Hood River County OHV staff members) will lead the work party volunteers. Feel free to contact Jordan at (971) 340-5596 if you have any questions.

Hand tools (loppers, rakes, shovels, Pulaskis, McLeods, hoes, etc.) will be provided but feel free to bring tools of your own.

Things to Bring 
The usual; coffee, water, snacks, work clothes, jacket, rain gear (just in case), sturdy boots, gloves, safety glasses, hat, sunscreen, etc.

After the Work Party
Bring your ATV, motorcycle, bicycle, horse, or running shoes and plan on riding/running/etc. the adjacent trails after the work party has ended.

Volunteer Hours 
Your volunteer hours will be used to help satisfy requirements for the County’s current Oregon Parks and Recreation Department’s ATV Operations and Maintenance grant.

Binns Hill Staging Area: (adjacent trails are motorized)
1) From I-84 eastbound take Exit 62. Turn right onto Cascade Avenue. Travel approximately 300 feet and make a right turn onto Mt. Adams Avenue (Mt. Adams Avenue turns into Wine Country Avenue which turns into Country Club Road). Drive for ~6.1 miles. Drive through the intersection and make a slight right turn onto Binns Hill Road and drive for ~2.5 miles until the road turns into gravel. Travel for ~0.5 miles to the staging area. 

2) From I-84 westbound take Exit 62 and turn left onto Cascade Avenue. Follow the remainder of the directions above.

This staging area has two entrances on the right hand (north) side of the road, offers improved parking facilities, and is located on Hood River County Forestry Department property. The staging area is day use only, is rocked, has a loading/unloading ramp, has a vault toilet, a couple of picnic tables, and is big enough to accommodate equestrian trailers.


Henry Buckalew
Trails Program Coordinator/Forest Technician II
Hood River County Forestry Department
Office: (541)387-7089
Cell: (541)387-4295