Mid Fork Rocks
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|DNR (via Forterra) adds 240 acres of public land near Mount Si
Forterra image looking up Hancock Creek to Bessemer Mountain.
I don't see anything on Forterra's blog yet and I hate it when these articles don't include a map. So here's one. It's a single 240 acre parcel just NW of Bessemer Peak. When the remaining private parcels are purchased I bet the DNR and USFS will do a land swap to consolidate land under their management. And it would be awesome to have a trail starting at the Bessemer Road in the Middle Fork valley that could head north all the way to Lake Phillipa and another trailhead in the North Fork. Pure speculation and I'll be dead before that happens :-)
Light blue: Mount Si NRCA
Blue: Remaining private inholdings
Green: Forest Service (inc Alpine Lakes Wilderness)
Two other NRCA expansions from 12/09/2016 and 02/12/2015 are also shown.
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