Ski Day Canceled! NO PARKING PASS OR TICKET REQUIRED! This years event is promising to be greater than year’s past with the support of several organizations. REI Spokane will help broadcast the event – Altai Skis / Spokane Park and Recreation are all on board to help with gear and ski instruction.
SKI DAY THIS WEEKEND By Brenda Starkey (reprinted by permission from Ferry County View) REPUBLIC – Volunteers have begun grooming the Ferry County Rail Trail south of Kiwanis Road for the ninth annual ski day planned for Saturday from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m.This event offers anyone interested in winter adventure on the trail an […]
Hello Rail Trail / SKI DAY fans! We hope to see everyone this weekend for our 9th annual Ferry County Rail Trail SKI DAY – We have a good packed base and approximately three inches of new snow on top of that today so we should be all systems go this Saturday 10am to 2pm at the […]
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By Eli Francovich The Ferry County Rail Trail project is up and riding again after county commissioners approved the next stage of the project at a meeting earlier this month. In late March, the commissioners removed several long-time volunteers from the county’s Rail Corridor Committee. Additionally, the commission hesitated to approve a $165,000 Recreation and Conservation Grant approved by […]
(reprinted w/ permission) Washouts have closed three segments of the Ferry County Rail Trail—from the Kiwanis trailhead to Tucker Road; from Empire Creek Road to Lundimo Meadows Road and from Curlew to Lone Ranch Road. “We are working to repair the improved segments of the trail in particular Curlew to the tunnel (pictured),” said Ferry […]
FCRTP Vice President, grant writer and project coordinator Keith Bell along with FCRTP President Bobby Whittaker and Ferry County Commissioner Nathan Davis were in Olympia this week to present our Phase 5 grant application to finish the trail. The presentation went very well but competition is tough this grant cycle with 50% more applicants asking for […]
Our fundraiser ended Friday, August 17th with 58 donations totaling $13,515 USD surpassing our combined total goal by $2,015! We are so excited that we have already put in motion purchasing the vibratory roller and we plan to purchase the bridge deck for the washout repair before the end of August. We would like to thank everyone […]