Several Western States Trail (WST) area organizations are jointly working together to assure that the WST remains open for future use. Trail work is conducted by, and/or in association with:
Focus is on trail preservation, either by improvement or maintenance, and is meant to provide a safe route for the Western States Endurance Run and the Tevis Cup Ride, as well as enjoyment of the trail by growing numbers of the general public who spend time in the outdoors.
Trail Volunteers are Essential!
Trail work is done principally by volunteers. The USFS and California State Parks & Recreation do not have general trail maintenance programs covering the Western States and peripheral trails. Also, the funding for WS Trail projects generally comes from private organizations, such as the WS Ride, WS Run and other sources.
Volunteering on the trail is rewarding and fun. Coming in 2019 is the Western States Trail Stewardship Program. More details later this year…