The Pasadena Star-News and Altadenablog both have articles up about the beginning of an Eagle Scout project at the Cobb Estate that once raised concerns about the possibility of trail access being restricted.
The project was and a photoshopped image from the Forest Service showing a gate that could restrict access to the park raised concerns among local trail users.
However, the scouts to address concerns with the project and according to Rob Staehle of the Working Group the project will not block any access. He described the scout leaders doing the work as "highly responsive" to community concerns about trail access.
On Saturday, the scouts were working on trail improvements and a bench, and they will later put in new fencing at the head of the trail, leaving a gap for trail users to access the area.
The trail improvements were the idea of 14-year-old Eagle Scout candidate Kyle Blair, of Long Beach.