Tag Archives: Sitka Trail Works

Sitka Trail Works releases weekend guided hike schedule for the 2016 summer

  Sitka Trail Works will kick off its 2016 summer series of weekend hikes on Saturday, May 7, with a lesson on geocaching taught by volunteers. After a short tutorial at 8:30 a.m. at the Sitka High School entrance to … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center, Sitka Trail Works to host naturalist hike on Saturday, Sept. 19

Join the Sitka Sound Science Center and Sitka Trail Works, Inc., as they team up to host a naturalist hike from 10 a.m. to noon on the Cross Trail. Aquatic entomologist John Hudson, who is visiting Sitka as part of … Continue reading

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Sitka Trail Works provides landslide trail status update and announces this Saturday’s group hike

On Saturday, Aug. 29, Sitka Trail Works will lead a hike on the newly repaired Herring Cove trail. The hike will include the loop around Beaver Lake before returning to the trailhead. Meet at 9 a.m. at the trailhead at the … Continue reading

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Sitka Trail Works releases weekend guided hike schedule for the 2015 summer

Sitka Trail Works will kick off its 2015 summer series of weekend hikes on Saturday, May 9, with a a lesson on geocaching taught by new board members Gio Villanueva and Jeff Cranson. After a short tutorial at 8:30 a.m. at … Continue reading

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City and Borough of Sitka and Sitka Trail Works upgrade section of Cross Trail, start on a new section

The City and Borough of Sitka, in cooperation with Sitka Trail Works, has been working on improvements to and reconstruction of the Sitka Cross Trail since last spring. Using grants the city received from the Alaska Department of Transportation and the … Continue reading

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Get outdoors and celebrate Winter Trails Day on Saturday, Jan. 10

Saturday, Jan. 10, is Winter Trails Day, when several locations around the country will host special events designed to get people outdoors during the winter. Winter Trails Day is geared toward snowsports, such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, but don’t … Continue reading

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Sitka Trail Works sets Herring Cove work party for National Trails Day

As part of the American Hiking Society’s 22nd annual National Trails Day on Saturday, June 7, Sitka Trail Works and the U.S. Forest Service Sitka Ranger District are hosting a work party to help spruce up the Herring Cove Trail. … Continue reading

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Sitka National Historical Park hosts National Trails Day events on Saturday, June 2

Saturday, June 2, is the 20th anniversary of the American Hiking Society‘s National Trails Day, and the Sitka National Historical Park is hosting a celebration. Included in this event is the launch of the new Sitka Health Summit-backed Park Prescriptions … Continue reading

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Tuesday signing ceremony set for Sitka Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Action Plan

Stakeholders will gather at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at Harrigan Centennial Hall to sign the Sitka Sustainable Outdoor Recreation Action Plan. (Editor’s note: Here is a link to a KCAW-Raven Radio story about Tuesday’s signing ceremony). This plan … Continue reading

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National Trails Day, National Get Outdoors Day and other events highlight a busy June spent outdoors in Sitka

June is a busy month in Sitka, especially if you enjoy getting outdoors. Here are a few June events in Sitka so parents can plan ways to get their kids outdoors during one of our sunnier months of the year. … Continue reading

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