The state Department of Natural Resources has released a draft management plan that would guide future of recreation in Ahtanum State Forest, 76,000 acres of forested state trust land 30 miles west of Yakima.
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As a working forest, Ahtanum provides revenue to state trust beneficiaries, including public schools. It’s also a popular recreation area, attracting visitors from both sides of the Cascade Mountains. The recreation plan will help guide how best to balance both the need to provide healthy forests and grazing lands for the trusts while allowing for a variety