Campground prep continues


Rodger Lynch, a volunteer and Friend of Madison County Parks and Trails, burns undergrowth Tuesday in the ongoing clean up of a primitive camping area at the Prairie Grass Trailhead. The area has been cleared of trees, honeysuckle and is in the process of having additional undesirable undergrowth burned. Two tent decks will be built on which to pitch tents as well as several on-ground tent sites. The facility is intended to be a service for long-distance trail users, said Wayne Roberts, FMCPT president. Camping will be on a first come first service bases with donations accepted, but not required. They will be ready for the opening of the trail on April 16.


Dean Shipley | The Madison Press

Rodger Lynch, a volunteer and Friend of Madison County Parks and Trails, burns undergrowth Tuesday in the ongoing clean up of a primitive camping area at the Prairie Grass Trailhead. The area has been cleared of trees, honeysuckle and is in the process of having additional undesirable undergrowth burned. Two tent decks will be built on which to pitch tents as well as several on-ground tent sites. The facility is intended to be a service for long-distance trail users, said Wayne Roberts, FMCPT president. Camping will be on a first come first service bases with donations accepted, but not required. They will be ready for the opening of the trail on April 16.

Rodger Lynch, a volunteer and Friend of Madison County Parks and Trails, burns undergrowth Tuesday in the ongoing clean up of a primitive camping area at the Prairie Grass Trailhead. The area has been cleared of trees, honeysuckle and is in the process of having additional undesirable undergrowth burned. Two tent decks will be built on which to pitch tents as well as several on-ground tent sites. The facility is intended to be a service for long-distance trail users, said Wayne Roberts, FMCPT president. Camping will be on a first come first service bases with donations accepted, but not required. They will be ready for the opening of the trail on April 16.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2016/03/web1_LynchNfire1.jpgRodger Lynch, a volunteer and Friend of Madison County Parks and Trails, burns undergrowth Tuesday in the ongoing clean up of a primitive camping area at the Prairie Grass Trailhead. The area has been cleared of trees, honeysuckle and is in the process of having additional undesirable undergrowth burned. Two tent decks will be built on which to pitch tents as well as several on-ground tent sites. The facility is intended to be a service for long-distance trail users, said Wayne Roberts, FMCPT president. Camping will be on a first come first service bases with donations accepted, but not required. They will be ready for the opening of the trail on April 16. Dean Shipley | The Madison Press