Ethan Fullerton of Troop 1687 recently led the way on a trail improvement cleanup for his Eagle Scout project.
The Rim Trail is an “unimproved” trail that circumscribes Page for about a 10-mile trek. Used by locals and visitors alike, it is a great trail for exercise as well as for admiring the natural beauty of Lake Powell and Canyonlands.
Much of the trail is cluttered by litter. Two portions of the trail have particularly large amounts of broken glass and garbage. There are also several areas where squatters have made temporary living quarters and then abandon the area, leaving behind large amounts of garbage, glass and even bedding.
The northwest portion, near the pad where McDonald’s used to be, is in particularly bad shape.For the complete article see the 11-14-2012 issue.
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