Target shooting closure sign along I-90 travel corridor.

USFS closes Hansen Creek pit to shooting

Forest Service Closes Hansen Creek Gravel Pit to Target Shooting
New Trailhead, Mountain Bike Trail Being Built

Everett, Wash., Nov. 7, 2011— The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is closing the target shooting area today at Hansen Creek gravel pit to build a new trailhead off the I-90 corridor in the Snoqualmie Ranger District. The Hansen Creek Trailhead will access a new bike trail system expected to be finished next spring. Mountains to Sound Greenway and the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance are building the mountain bike trails, converting many old logging roads.

Forest Service regulations prohibit discharging a firearm within 150 feet of a residence, campsite, or developed recreation site. Violators can be fined up to $5,000 and/or imprisoned up to six months in jail. For more information contact Forest Service public services manager Cecilia Reed at 425-888-8769.

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John Doe says ... on Wednesday, Nov 9 at 2:15 PM

This sucks.

Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Dec 8 at 12:58 PM

Unfortunate, but knew this was coming; It was pretty much a dump site for most people, only catch was they shot the garbage first. On the other hand, how many places do we need to ride bikes?

It was only a matter of time says ... on Thursday, May 24 at 7:06 PM

There you go! Now you have the whole i90 corridor! It's all about you! Gone are the days of dads target shooting with their children. Maybe you can come bulldoze my neighborhood so you can ride your bike here too! Thanks.

B says ... on Wednesday, Jun 13 at 2:31 AM

I hope a bear eats you. I've come close to dying from being run over by an over aggressive biker flying by, thinking he ownes the world on more than a couple occasions. Every target shooter I have come across has been safer than you!!!

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