Trail School - Japanese Gulch

11/18/23, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Work Party
Brandon Lester
Cascades to Sound
Registration not available
Endorsed by Evergreen
Work Party


Join us for Trail Miantenance 101 at Japanese Gulch in the City of Mukilteo! 

Class Curriculum

  • Basic stewardship (Classroom)

    • Stewardship, Conservation, Sustainability

  • Trail construction and soil types (Classroom)

    • Basic trail construction concepts to keep in mind when performing maintenance work.

  • Drainage maintenance (Classroom)

    • Drain types, best practices.

  • Brushing and clearing (Classroom)

    • Tools, best practices

  • Leaf blowing and raking (Classroom)

    • Tools, best practices

  • Basic tool and work safety (Field)

    • Tool types, appropriate usage and body mechanics

  • Trail Maintenance Work (Field)

    • A site is chosen that covers most of the concepts reviewed in the classroom portion



Classroom: Rose Hill Community Center at 304 Lincoln Ave. Mukilteo, WA 98275 (classroom number TBD)

Field: Japanese Gulch Conservation Area, Mukilteo WA 98275 (Trailhead TBD)


  • 9am - sign in, introductions, plan for the day

  • 9:30am - Begin classroom slideshow presentation

  • 11:30am Lunch

  • 12:30pm - Meet at trailhead and talk about tools and safety

  • 1pm  - Hike to worksite and begin work

  • 3:30pm - Gather up tools and hike out

  • 4pm - End





No. of Attendees: of 20 max