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Mill Creek Horse Trail Open

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Date: September 17, 2010
Contact: Rick Nolan, 707-465-7304

The Mill Creek horse trail is now clear and open to riders and hikers.
Trail crews have removed a large tree that previously blocked the path. The trail can be accessed from Bertsch Avenue or Hamilton Road. The trail is not open to bicycles or pets.

Mill Creek boasts one of the most productive coho (silver) salmon
streams in California. The majority of coho found within the Smith
River spawn and spend their first year growing up within Mill Creek.

The Mill Creek Horse Trail crosses the main stem of Mill Creek at two fords. To protect salmon, horse and foot traffic will not be allowed to cross these fords during the salmon spawning season; North Ford October 15th to March 31st and South Ford October 15th to May 31st. An alternate route is available.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Common in the redwood forest, ravens often scavenge food scraps found in campgrounds. Once they find an easy food source, they constantly fly over that area in search of food. Unfortunately, they may come across a marbled murrelet nest and eat the egg or chick! Please store all food items properly.