ORANGEVALE (CBS13) – Tons of rubble that has clogged the Lake Natoma bike trail for the last few years is now being cleared.
Parts of the American River Bike Trail have been blocked by large rocks since the 2017 winter storms caused a landslide near the Orangevale Bluffs. Parts of the trail between the Nimbus Dam and the Negro Bar Recreation Area were covered.READ MORE: State Officials Investigating After Multiple Geese Shot With Blow Darts In Natomas Area
Crews started clearing the area on Monday. Heavy equipment will be used to remove the rocks.READ MORE: Woodland Police Release Bodycam Footage From Drag Event Canceled Over Threats Of Violence
Due to the work, the trial will be closed between the American River Call Box #28 to about 3.25 miles upstream at the southern end of the Negro Bar Recreation Area.MORE NEWS: Two Women Rescued While Lost Hiking Shirley Canyon Trail In Tahoe
State parks officials say the trail should be back open later this year, but no specific date was given.