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Glen Canyon’s Full of Stairs

The ‘Trails’ project, used as an excuse to remove over 30 trees, is well under way in Glen Canyon. The hillside is getting covered with staircases. Earlier, there were gradual sloped trails, punctuated with short sections of shallow steps. Now, … Continue reading


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Trail Missteps in Glen Canyon

Trail work has been racing ahead in Glen Canyon. Today, we were visiting the area just below the Christopher Playground.  There’s a new trail now. (Number 2 in the picture below.) It runs above a shallow drainage channel (Number 3) … Continue reading

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Canyon Disappointments – by Tony Holiday

Tony Holiday is a trekker and blogger based in San Francisco. He recently re-visited Glen Canyon, and was disappointed with the destruction he saw there. This post is re-published (with minor edits) from his blog, Stairways are Heaven . Visit … Continue reading

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Glen Canyon Park: Nine Months after Tree Destruction

This article has been reprinted from the San Francisco Forest Alliance’s website. Video update to the Glen Canyon Park tree demolition project San Francisco’s Wreck and Park Department is now calling this “The Glen Canyon Playground and Tennis Court Project“. … Continue reading

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Trail Construction and Destruction Starts in Glen Canyon

The trail work has started in Glen Canyon. What’s happening now seems reasonable; they are widening and flattening a popular trail, and adding native plants. However, it also apparently involves “decommissioning” a social trail (the dark orange line on the … Continue reading

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Trail Work Begins in Glen Canyon Park

The trail work has begun in Glen Canyon Park. Here are some photographs:

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