Steinaker Nature Trail

Work is underway on a new nature trail at Steinaker State Park. According to Park Manager Mike Murray, crews started work on the nature trail in July and phase 1 is almost complete. “The boardwalk was condemned and taken out in March,” explains Murray. “That is where the nature trail begins and that part of the park is free to the public. It will be about a mile long and then connects into other little trail systems.” Phase 2 of the project will be more work for crews as it constructs the trail around two separate 30-foot ravines and is expected to be complete sometime in August or September. The construction work is being performed by the Utah Correctional Industries work crew and the project is being done in cooperation with the Scenic Byway Committee.

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Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.