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Imperial Hills TMP
Yuma Field Office

Comment Period Extended to January 22, 2014

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Yuma Field Office welcomes and encourages you to review and comment on the information for the Imperial Hills Travel Management Plan (TMP). The Imperial Hills TMP area is between Hidden Shores RV Park on the south and the community of Martinez Lake on the north, Yuma Proving Ground on the east, with the Colorado River marking the western boundary (see Maps & Documents page). 

Written comments (comment form provided on the right) about the Imperial Hills TMP will be accepted through January 22, 2014. Comments should be mailed or dropped off at the BLM Yuma Field Office, Attention: Joe Raffaele; 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road; Yuma, Arizona, 85365; or through email to

The public should be aware that addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, or other personal identifying information may be made public. While withholding personal identifying information can be requested, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Maps are available to view and download on the Maps & Documents page.

When submitting a comment related to the Imperial Hills Travel Management Plan route designations, the public is encouraged to make comments as specific as possible. For comments relating to individual routes, the comment form must include the route number associated with the route of concern which can be found on the maps. 

After the completion of the 30-day public comment period, BLM will review and analyze all public comments to develop the route alternatives for the associated Environmental Analysis (EA) and TMP.

For more information on the Imperial Hills TMP, please contact Joe Raffaele at the BLM Yuma Field Office at 928-317-3238.

Public Meeting Scheduled 

The BLM is holding a Public Open House to request public comment and input on the Imperial Hills TMP. The open house will be held at the Hidden Shores RV Village located at 10300 Imperial Dam Road Yuma, Arizona, 85365, on December 7, 2013, from 10 a.m. to noon.   The public open house coincides with initiation of the designated route alternatives 30-day public comment period.


In 1972, President Nixon signed Executive Order 11644 which mandated the designation of routes as either open, closed, or limited on all Public Lands. Route designation is accomplished through a Travel Management Plan (TMP). Travel Management Planning evaluates and designates both motorized and non-motorized use. 

  Yuma Field Office
2555 East Gila Ridge Road
Yuma, AZ 85365-2240
Phone: (928) 317-3200
Fax: (928) 317-3250
Field Manager:  John MacDonald
Hours:  7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., M-F

Imperial Hills Travel Management Plan

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