Action Coalition for Equestrians (ACE)
Mission statement: ACE is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and growth of equestrian trails and activities in the Sierra foothills of Northern California. The purpose of ACE is to effectively represent member equestrians on issues and in forums that impact, directly or indirectly, equestrian trails, sports, open spaces or the rural lifestyle of our western heritage.
Individual $20 per year
Organizations $100 per year
(funded by Action Coalition for Equestrians -ACE & other trail advocacy groups)
This site is a nonprofit web-based trail incident reporting system that is updated daily. It currently covers El Dorado, Nevada, Yuba and Placer counties.
This site also has trail alerts, a trail event calendar, links and news.
Similar to how neighborhood watch programs work, Park Watch post signs and issues easily carried laminated Park Watch cards that encourage ordinary trail users to be aware and report issues such as vandalism, downed trees blocking trails and unsafe trail behavior. The card lists emergency & dispatch numbers to call and directions on how to relay trail incident information on the web site. These cards are issued to equestrians, hikers, runners ands mountain bikers.