Silverthorne to host trail construction day this weekend |

Silverthorne to host trail construction day this weekend

Salt Lick Trail seen on Tuesday, June 11, in Silverthorne.
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SILVERTHORNE — The town of Silverthorne, Friends of the Dillon Ranger District and Summit County Open Space are hosting a day of new trail construction Saturday in the Wildernest area to connect Summit County and U.S. Forest Service trails to downtown Silverthorne.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants should meet at the soccer fields in Silverthorne off Brian Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets for a project overview, safety discussion and breakfast. Volunteers of all ages are welcome and should come dressed appropriately with closed-toed shoes and long pants. Participants also should bring plenty of water, sunscreen, snacks and lunch.

Volunteers will be required to sign a waiver and register online at

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