Small Project Grants Update: Peak View Snowshoe Trail and Trail-Sharing Video

The Deschutes Trails Coalition is happy to announce that awardees of our Small Project Grants are moving forward with their projects.  

The Sister Ranger District of Deschutes National Forest partnered with the Central Oregon Nordic Club and the Sisters Trail Alliance in order to construct the first designated snowshoe trail on the Sisters District. The 1.75 mile trail connects Upper Three Creeks Snopark and Jeff View Shelter providing amazing views of the Cascades while reducing conflicts between snowshoers and skiers. The Deschutes Trails Coalition supported the project by funding the new and improved trail markers and signage for the trail. The trail is ready to go and just waiting for snow to arrive!

Our Small Project Grants funded new 1-piece aluminum trail markers. These markers will be more durable and easier to see than ones used in the past.

Our Small Project Grants funded new 1-piece aluminum trail markers. These markers will be more durable and easier to see than ones used in the past.

Hooves and Wheels, an organization comprised of local equestrian and bike user groups, has created a Trail-Sharing video in order to inform the public how to safely and amicably use our local trails. Recently the group produced brochures and trail signage, and their video will continue to enhance and support their trail education efforts. 

Local video production company Wahoo Films capturing trail etiquette between equestrians and mountain bikers.

Local video production company Wahoo Films capturing trail etiquette between equestrians and mountain bikers.