Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Roads and trails to get facelift in WCA-USFS agreement


Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

A fallen tree from a March storm damaged a section of boardwalk on the trail leading to Rainbow Falls. A Forest Service crew removed blockage and debris from the site and made the trail passable, but full restoration of the boardwalk can be expected later this summer.

The trails to Rainbow Falls and other popular Wrangell destinations will be seeing a number of improvements this season.

The Transportation Office of Wrangell Cooperative Association (WCAT) has reached a government-to-government cost sharing agreement with the United States Forest Service to resurface and brush along trails for maintenance.

The two entities have cooperated on similar projects over the past few years, with the transportation office undertaking restorative work on the Nemo Loop and McCormick Creek roads in 2014 and 2015. WCAT director Bill Willard explained this season's work...

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