APPENDIX A – CONSERVATION AREA INVENTORY

CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Fresh Pond

LOCATION: Rte 134, Center & Barter St, S Dennis

ACREAGE: 95.35 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length 1500 ft

Width 4 ft (4-foot minimum)

Height 8 ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface:

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:Boardwalk

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: None  (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches:  None

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded? Yes

b. view? Yes

c. tables? Yes       end overhang for wheelchairs No

C. PARKING: formal cleared area for 8 vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder 5+

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail? No

E. COMMENTS: Good vehicle access to small parking lot off of Route 134. A formal dog park is located at this parking lot.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE XX WHY NOT? Wetland issues. Would require elevated walkway

Trailhead location:

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible:

(total distance from trailhead to first  reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches: Benches should be provided for this trail.

Picnic Tables: Upgrade the picnic area is recommended included making the area ADA compliant.

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

Dog lot is in need of modernizing. A grant has been sought for this project, with an estimated cost of $15,000.

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Swan Pond Overlook

LOCATION: Center St, Dennisport

ACREAGE: 6.43 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length 450 ft

Width 4 – 8 ft (4-foot minimum)

Height 12 ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: Yes (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type wooden

spacing ft (maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded? Yes

b. view? Yes

c. tables? Yes end overhang for wheelchairs NO

C. PARKING: formal cleared area for 10 vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail? No

E. COMMENTS: Nice view, very solid ground, but some steep pitches. Upper picnic area very accessible.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location Off Center Street

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible 100 ft to grade change

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches: Add benches

Picnic Tables: Add ADA compliant picnic tables.

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs: Add site signage

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Quivet Creek/Bound Brook

LOCATION: Airline Rd, East Dennis

ACREAGE: 5.25 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length 150 ft

Width 6-8 ft (4-foot minimum)

Height 8 ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface:(underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: none (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type Picnic near parking lot

spacing ft (maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded? Yes

b. view? Yes

c. tables? Yes end overhang for wheelchairs No

C. PARKING: formal cleared area for 8 vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail? No

E. COMMENTS: This area consists of a small cleared and woodchip surfaced picnic area accessible from the parking lot. The Herring Run fish ladder at the headwaters of Quivet Creek are accessed by granite steps.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE XX WHY NOT? Site conditions (wetlands) would make improvements difficult

Trailhead location:

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible:

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches

Picnic Tables

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Cross Patch Town Blueberry Patch

LOCATION: Fieldstone Dr. Dennis

ACREAGE: 22.01 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length 150 ft

Width 4 ft (4-foot minimum)

Height 12 ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: None (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type None

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded? No

b. view? Would require clearing

c. tables? No end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: formal cleared area for 3 vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder On Fieldstone Drive

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail? No

E. COMMENTS: Extension of walking trail would require an elevated boardwalk due to tidal flooding and soil conditions. Berry picking area could have some limited access improvements.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location West edge of cleared area

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible 75 ft to mud

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches: Add ADA compliant benches

Picnic Tables: Add ADA compliant picnic tables

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing: Resurface trail areas to fill in ruts

Turnouts: Add turnouts where possible.

Signs: Add signs

Parking: reconstruct and expand site parking

Boardwalk: Construct elevated boardwalk to increase site accessibility.

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Shoop Community Gardens

LOCATION: Route 6A, East Dennis

ACREAGE: 26.25 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length

Width 4 ft (4-foot minimum)

Height 8 ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: None (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type None

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS None

a. shaded?

b. view?

c. tables? end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: formal cleared area for 10 vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder 8+

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail? No

E. COMMENTS: Southern area is wooded and includes foot trails, unmarked but easily passable on foot. Portion abutting Route 6A includes community gardens with 70 garden plots enclosed in a fenced area with town water. The Natural Resources Department tills the gardens every spring.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE XX WHY NOT? Improvements to the foot trails would be costly due to topography

Trailhead location Lower garden

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible 50 ft to grade change

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches: Add benches, especially within the garden area for elderly gardeners.

Picnic Tables: Add picnic tables.

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing: Roadway could be hardened in soft areas.

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk: Boardwalk for access to gardens.

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

Other: Provide an area of the garden for raised garden plots accessible to wheelchair gardeners.

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Princess Beach

LOCATION: Scargo Hill Road, Dennis

ACREAGE: 38.66 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length 1000 ft

Width 4 ft (4-foot minimum)

Height 8 ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface:(underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: None (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type None

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded? Yes

b. view? Yes

c. tables? 2 end overhang for wheelchairs No

C. PARKING: formal cleared area for 8+ vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder 20+

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail? No

E. COMMENTS: During beach season area is overseen by Beach Department, including enforcement of beach sticker parking regulations.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location Northeast corner of parking area

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible 400 ft

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches: Benches could be added to the network of paths

Picnic Tables: Tables with overhangs could be purchased as replacement upgrades.

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing: Resurface parking lot (2008)

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

Other: Reconstruct ADA accessible bathrooms.

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Veteran’s Memorial

LOCATION: Route 28, West Dennis

ACREAGE: 2.33 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length 50’

Width 4” 8” (4-foot minimum)

Height ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other: See comments

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: Yes (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type Wooden

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS None

a. shaded?

b. view?

c. tables? end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: formal cleared area for 8 vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder 4

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail? No

E. COMMENTS: Ramp is level within 5 feet of seating platform, a rebuilding of this section would improve access. Good views and landscaping, lighting and site improvements. Site will be tied into adjacent Bass River Park.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location Parking area

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible 50 ft

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches: Add ADA compliant benches

Picnic Tables

Handrails

Ramps: Upgrade and extend ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Flax Pond

LOCATION: Setucket Rd. Dennis

ACREAGE: 177 acres (with others)

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length

Width ft (4-foot minimum)

Height ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded?

b. view?

c. tables? end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: No formal cleared area for parking vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail?

E. COMMENTS:

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches

Picnic Tables

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Chapin Beach

LOCATION: Chapin Beach Rd, Dennis

ACREAGE: 54 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS Off-Road Vehicle Area

1. Dimensions: Length

Width ft (4-foot minimum)

Height ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded?

b. view?

c. tables? end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: No formal cleared area for vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail?

E. COMMENTS: This is a permit access only off-road vehicle area.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches

Picnic Tables

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Crowe’s Pasture

LOCATION: Off South Street, East Dennis

ACREAGE: 189 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length 2,500 +

Width 4 – 20 ft (4-foot minimum)

Height ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: None (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type None

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS None

a. shaded?

b. view?

c. tables? end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: formal cleared area for 30 vehicles

3 handicap parking spaces

informal parking on road shoulder by cemetery

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail? No

E. COMMENTS: 71 acres open to off-road vehicles. Conservation Commission conducts controlled burns to maintain open pasture area.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches

Picnic Tables

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Simpkins Neck

LOCATION: Off New Boston Rd, Dennis

ACREAGE: 27.5 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length

Width ft (4-foot minimum)

Height ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded?

b. view?

c. tables? end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: No formal cleared area for vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail?

E. COMMENTS:

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches

Picnic Tables

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: The Plashes

LOCATION: Tom’s Path, Dennisport

ACREAGE: 48.6 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS No Trails

1. Dimensions: Length

Width ft (4-foot minimum)

Height ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded?

b. view?

c. tables? end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: No formal cleared area for vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail?

E. COMMENTS: This site provides no formal public access.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE XX WHY NOT? Significant wetland issues

Trailhead location

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches

Picnic Tables

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Indian Lands

LOCATION: Old Bass River Rd, South Dennis

ACREAGE: 23.4 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length

Width 12 ft (4-foot minimum)

Height ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded?

b. view?

c. tables? end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: formal cleared area for 68 vehicles

3 handicap spaces

informal parking on road shoulder

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail?

E. COMMENTS: 1 handicap space at the trail that is shared with the ancient burial ground. The other two are oriented to Town Hall. Burial ground entrance is flat with a 9’ 9” gate.

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches

Picnic Tables

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Chase Garden Creek

LOCATION: Off Chapin Beach Rd, Dennis

ACREAGE: 250 acres (with others)

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length

Width ft (4-foot minimum)

Height ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded?

b. view?

c. tables? end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: No formal cleared area for vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail?

E. COMMENTS:

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches

Picnic Tables

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

Other: Dredge Creek

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

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CONSERVATION AREAS ACCESS SURVEY – DENNIS

SITE NAME: Captain’s Harding’s

LOCATION: Off Uncle Barney’s Rd, West Dennis

ACREAGE: .16 acres

EXISTING CONDITIONS: (note problem spots on site map, if any)

A. TRAILS

1. Dimensions: Length

Width ft (4-foot minimum)

Height ft (8-foot minimum)

2. Surface: (underline all that apply)

a. Type: paved wooden natural hardener wet

b. Slope: level or some slopes greater than 5%

Cross-slopes: level or some more than 2%

c. Obstacles: stairs roots rocks muddy ditches waterbars overhangs other:

3. Resting Areas:

a. Turn-outs: (5 feet by 4 feet)

b. Benches: type

spacing ft

(maximum 200 feet apart for handicapped sections of trail)

B. PICNIC AREAS

a. shaded?

b. view?

c. tables? end overhang for wheelchairs

C. PARKING: formal cleared area for 5 vehicles

informal parking on road shoulder

(one handicapped sign needed for more than 15 vehicles spaces, locate sign closest to trailhead)

D. GUIDE/MAP: part of existing interpretive trail?

E. COMMENTS:

RECOMENDED ACCESS IMPROVEMENTS

NONE WHY NOT?

Trailhead location

Length of trail reasonably to be made accessible

(total distance from trailhead to first reasonably insurmountable obstacle)

OTHER IMPROVEMENTS:

Benches

Picnic Tables

Handrails

Ramps

Resurfacing

Turnouts

Signs

Parking

Boardwalk

Trail guide audio tape or video tape

PROPOSED SCHEDULE of IMPROVEMENTS (if any):

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Conservation Dept.

Natural Resources

Parks Dept.

Dept. of Public Works

Recreation Dept.

Edited June 18, 2009

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