RTA participated in the June 8th Priest Gulch trail work day hosted by the USFS. Together with members of the San Juan Trail Riders and Mancos Trails Group, we were refreshed on safety, trail clearing protocol, and lots of techniques. In the photo below, USFS Ranger Jordan points out a “junk wall” constructed with large […]
Rico Trails Alliance (RTA) was started in the spring of 2017 by residents of Rico interested in expanding non-motorized recreation in the area, improving quality of life and bringing economic benefit to Rico. Our first-year accomplishments include: – Hosting three successful events which brought people from Telluride through Cortez to the Rico area to share […]
Here is a summary of our October 7, 2017 Salt Creek Trail Volunteer Work Day. 12 volunteers from Rico, Telluride and Dolores participated in our October 7, 2017 Salt Creek Trail Volunteer Work Day. The Salt Creek Trail lies between the Colorado Trail and Ryman Creek just a few miles south of Rico, Colorado. Overall […]
Rico Trails Alliance is holding a Salt Creek work day on Saturday, October 7th at 10am. Please meet at the Ryman trail head (end of Salt Creek trail) on the double track road off of the highway. See you there!
Rico Trails Alliance (RTA) has released their official, signed comment letter on the US Forest Service’s travel management plan. Click on the yellow button below to read the document.
Please join us for the next sessions of Rico Trails Alliance meetings: Trails Committee: Wednesday, August 9th 7:00pm @ Prospector RTA Board Meeting: Tuesday, August 29th 6:30pm @ Courthouse
Everyone is welcome to attend RTA’s next Trails Committee meeting Thursday, June 1 at 6:30pm. Here is a rough agenda for the meeting: Review discussion with USFS and documents provided by USFS (volunteer agreement and safety docs). Brainstorm a punch list of maintenance items on local USFS trails for this summer (think of sections you really wish […]
The first meeting of the Rico Trails Alliance Trails Committee was held on March 28, 2017. Below is a summary of the discussion: Discussion on contacts – need contact lists for: Entire RTA group RTA Committees Regional trails contacts (Forest Service, other trails groups and land managers, etc.). Discussion on trails projects of focus: Circle […]