79A.35.040  <<  79A.35.050 >>   79A.35.060

Proposals for designation of existing or proposed trails as state recreational trails.

Before any specific existing or proposed trail is considered for designation as a state recreational trail, a proposal must be submitted to the board showing the following:
(1) For existing trails:
(a) The route of such trail, including maps and illustrations, and the recommended mode or modes of travel to be permitted thereon;
(b) The characteristics that, in the judgment of the agency or organization proposing the trail, make it worthy of designation as a component of a state recreation trail or trail system;
(c) A map showing the current status of land ownership and use along the designated route;
(d) The name of the agency or combination of agencies that would be responsible for acquiring additional trail rights-of-way or easements, trail improvement, operation and maintenance, and a statement from those agencies indicating the conditions under which they would be willing to accept those responsibilities;
(e) Any anticipated problems of maintaining and supervising the use of such trail and any anticipated hazards to the use of any land or resource adjacent to such trail;
(f) And such others as deemed necessary by the board.
(2) In addition, for proposed trails or for existing trails which require additional right-of-way acquisition, easements, and/or development:
(a) The method of acquiring trail rights-of-way or easements;
(b) The estimated cost of acquisition of lands, or interest in land, if any is required;
(c) The plans for developing the trail and the estimated cost thereof;
(d) Proposed sources of funds to accomplish (a) and (b) of this subsection.


IntentEffective date2007 c 241: See notes following RCW 79A.25.005.
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