MONTESANO: Monte Trail Appreciation Day will be Saturday

Mayor Ron Schillinger has declared Saturday Monte Trail Appreciation Day and encourages residents to use the area’s many trails that day.

He said the goals of the declaration are to promote public awareness of Montesano’s trails, build partnerships among trail users and encourage cooperative efforts among users to maintain Montesano’s trails.

People can pick up trail maps at City Hall, 112 N. Main St., or download them off the Internet at

Anyone who wants to volunteer to maintain trails should call Schillinger at 360-249-3021, ext. 102, and meet at the swimming area of Lake Sylvia State Park at 9 a.m. Saturday.

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