Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Day 42° Clear
Sports >  Outdoors

Chilco Trail Clearing


Many trails are in dire need of maintenance this summer, but only a few have dedicated volunteers making sure the work gets done.

Jack O’Brien, of Coeur d’Alene, who organized several work parties to re-route the trail to South Chilco Mountain last year, has zeroed in this year on the Marie Creek Trail near Wolf Lodge Creek east of Coeur d’Alene.

Joining with the Forest Service, O’Brien is trying to get volunteers for two major trail maintenance days, July 26 and Aug. 30.

Volunteers are asked to meet at 8 a.m. on both days at the Fernan Ranger Station, 2502 E. Sherman Ave. in Coeur d’Alene. The Forest Service will transport volunteers to the head of the Marie Creek Trail.

Participants should wear boots, long pants, long-sleeved shirts, work gloves, food and water. Info: Jack O’Brien, (208) 772-3412 or Jack Dorrell, (208) 769-3000.

, DataTimes

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.

Annual health and dental insurance enrollment period open now

 (Courtesy Washington Healthplanfinder)

2020 has been a stressful year for myriad reasons.