Mount Dewey trail extension nearly complete

The extension to the Mount Dewey trail is nearly complete and will connect the existing trail to a new trailhead on Bennett Street.

Work began on the three-quarter-mile trail extension in December and is expected to be complete by the end of the month. It will provide a pathway from the backside of Mount Dewey, supplementing the longstanding route up the front from downtown.

The borough worked with the Wrangell Cooperative Association to name the trail Sháchk Kináa Deiyí, which means “path over the muskeg.”

The total project cost added up to $889,768, Borough Manager Mason Villarma said.

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