Biking, Riding, and Camping in Jackson Forest
here for information on
recreation opportunities in Jackson Forest.
The Recreation Committee
The Recreation Committee (technically
a subcommittee of the JAG) is charged with working with the community to
develop plans for expanding recreation in Jackson State Forest. The
Committee will also assist Jackson Forest management to develop a
recreation user group to help with development and maintenance of
The Recreation Committee is working
with representative of all recreation interests. At the initial meeting of
the Committee 30 community members attended and worked together. Five
working groups were established, and more may be formed as different
concerns and needs emerge.
The new management plan for Jackson Forest mandates that recreation users
be surveyed and a recreation plan be developed.
The charter of the JAG
specifies that it shall provide input on:
The process of
conducting a recreation users survey, establishing a recreation user
group, and developing a new recreation plan for the Forest. This plan
would indicate the desired extent and location of recreation areas,
corridors, roads, trails, and facilities that will be managed to enhance
the full spectrum of appropriate recreational opportunities given JDSF’s