Dollar Mountain

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Trail Planning Meeting

The City of Grants Pass will be conducting the next Dollar Mountain Trail Planning meeting on Weds, March 25th at 1:30pm in Council Chambers.

At the upcoming meeting we will be reviewing survey responses and trail data collection. If you are interested in being a part of the process we are seeking input from community members, user group representatives and nearby property owners.

The planning process of a phased trail plan is expected to be complete in early summer of 2021. The City will be seeking outside grant funding to assist with the construction of the trails and amenities and having a plan is the first step to successful grant applications.

Burn Update 

Prescribed burns will start on November 26, 2019 and continue through March 1, 2020. See the Prescribed Burn Notice (PDF) for more information.

Update 10/31/2019

The City was notified that we have been awarded a technical assistance grant from the National Parks Service for the development of a master plan for Dollar Mountain.

The National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (NPS-RTCA) program supports community-led natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the nation.

Their planning work often leads to successful grant applications for the construction of trails. Part of what they do is effectively engage the public as part of the process. One of their recent Oregon projects was awarded the Excellence in Citizen Involvement Award from the American Planning Association. Leahnette Rivers from Columbia City worked with the NPS-RTCA team on the McBride Creek Trail project said “The RTCA’s expertise and experience with similar projects has been very helpful to us. Without their assistance, the project wouldn’t be where it is today and that includes a recent grant award.”

To learn more about this program and see examples of how the NPS-RTCA has helped other Oregon communities plan their trail park systems go to https://www.nps.gov/orgs/rtca/index.htm

Contact Us

  1. Wendy Giordano

    Parks & Property Management Superintendent
    Email Wendy Giordano

    101 NW A Street
    Grants Pass, OR 97526
    Ph: 541-450-6060

    Staff Directory

    Park Surveys



    Go to the Park Surveys page.

  2. Applications/Permits

    Tree Permit Application (PDF)
    The Tree Permit application is required to remove, prune, and plant trees in the City right-of-way.

  3. Loudspeaker Policy


    The following rules and regulations for Outdoor Loudspeakers and/or Concerts in public parks apply:

    Loudspeaker Permit (PDF)