Rattlesnake Springs Historic District – Carlsbad NM

Rattlesnake Springs

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) operated Camp NP-1-N from 1938 to 1942 at Rattlesnake Springs—now the Rattlesnake Springs Historic District—in Carlsbad Caverns National Park. The group conducted substantial work at the site. Bob Hoff’s Carlsbad Caverns History Blog: At Rattlesnake… read more

Trail Improvement and Restoration – Yosemite National Park CA

Panorama Trail - Yosemite National Park CA

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) made many improvements around Yosemite National Park during its time there, 1933-42.  Enrollees worked out of two major hub camps and a dozen or so seasonal and ‘spike’ (temporary) camps. One of the typical activities… read more

Yosemite and Curry Village Improvements – Yosemite National Park CA

Yosemite Falls - Yosemite National Park CA

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) enrollees made many improvements at Yosemite Village and Curry Village at the east end of Yosemite Valley, in the heart of Yosemite National Park. At the time, these were known as the Old Village, New Village… read more