Not Just 'Playing with Rocks,' Building Access in State Parks

Corpsmember Mayleen Do, of the CCC Placer Centr, uses a hammer and chisel to shape a rock to help form an accessible trail’s edge in South Yuba River State Park.

What do rocks have to do with making an accessible trail?

A lot more than you might think. It is grueling, exhausting work, both mentally and physically.

But, knowing that the finished product will provide better access to the outdoors for all keeps these CCC Placer Corpsmembers going.

As you can see in the video below, it’s a lot more than ‘playing with rocks.’