Expand and improve the existing parking area by paving and creating up to 96 parking spaces for single and large vehicles while providing universal access. Replace the existing toilet with a double CXT restroom and provide an access route to the facilities. Install an information kiosk with trail and interpretive information. Reconstruct access road 4604 by reducing width, resurface with asphalt and improve ditches. Provide gathering areas with picnic tables, benches, or large rocks.
Just west of Bend, Oregon off of Forest Road 4601 at Phil's Trailhead.
Phil's Trailhead Draft EA 02-15-2012 (PDF 4222kb) Draft EA Correction Notice: On page 13, The EA states that the estimated costing information "does not include Forest Road 4604". On pages 9, 13 and 18; all cost estimates outlined DO INCLUDE the cost of resurfacing Forest Service Road 4604 (approximately $261,000).