The men from Camp Castle Crags worked here seasonally, from May to October, 1934-1937.
They cleaned up the park and the shore of Lake Britton, built a fire break around the park, and a campground on the east side of the gorge with tables, stoves, cupboards, comfort stations, and a water and sanitary system.
They remodeled an existing park custodian residence, and built a road from the park headquarters to the fish hatchery. They installed telephone lines underground, and built a split-rail perimeter fence and a main park entrace- with a redwood arch and decorative stone masonry.
Engbeck, Joseph H., Jr. 2002. By the People, For the People: The Work of the Civilian Conservation Corps in California State Parks, 1933-1941.Sacramento: California State Parks.
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