LETTER: Trail improvements needed

Peach Orchard trail in Summerland needs attention

Dear Editor:

Kudos to Summerland Rotary for stepping up with assistance and funding for the Giant’s Head Trails Redevelopment Project.

So many of our walkways and trails need attention rendering prioritization a necessity.

Giant’s Head Mountain was a particularly urgent requirement to stop erosion and over/misuse.

Those Rotary funds along with the grants will ensure the trail and park will be much more usable while protecting the mountain ecosystem.

However, we must not ignore our other trails and walkways. The Trails Master Plan is being developed with significant citizen input.

As part of that plan we must find a way to fund the rightful, proper and useful restoration of our only in town, between town, upper town, lower town Peach Orchard portion of our Summerland Centennial Trail along our in town flowing waterway.

A.J. Flaman


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