One nearby example of an historic cemetery that has walking and biking in and nearby is the Crystal Lake Masonic Cemetery operated by Benton County.
|Crystal Lake Cemetery in Corvallis (center) borders sports complex and housing|
While the situation is not identical - the cemetery, for example, doesn't constitute a barrier between residential neighborhoods the way the block of City View and Pioneer Cemetery does - there are some intriguing similarities, and it seems like it would be useful for the City and Benton County to compare notes.
District Roadmaster John W. Irvine and County Judge Grover P. Terrell are buried in the Pioneer Cemetery. They worked on the area's first bicycle paths circa 1900.
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Her inference is that things will get worse with more access. But of course another interpretation is that the current system is not working quite right, and perhaps a way that increases eyes and ears on the cemetery will actually increase cemetery security.
As we look at neighboring regions, it is interesting to note that Portland Parks just bought a parcel adjacent to Riverview Cemetery and looks to put in a mountain biking area! Plainly they don't see this activity as incompatible with the historic nature of the cemetery.