San Rafael Canyon

Land Use Plan: Price Resource Management Plan
Acreage: 15,200
Date: October 2008
Values: Scenic
Management Guidance:
  • Oil and gas will be open to leasing subject to major constraints, such as no surface occupancy. 
  • Closed to disposal of mineral materials.
  • Open to mineral entry with notice or plan of operations.
  • Avoided for rights-of-way grants.
  • Excluded from private and commercial use of woodland products except for limited onsite collection of downed dead wood for campfires.
  • Closed to livestock grazing within Buckhorn Draw.
  • Excluded from land treatments and range improvements unless used to protect or improve riparian values.
  • Visual Resource Management (VRM) Class II. VRM Class II areas are areas where changes in any of the basic elements - form, line, color, texture - caused by a surface-disturbing activity should not be evident in the characteristic landscape.
  • Limit off-highway vehicle use to designated routes.
  • Subject to fire suppression activities as identified in the Fire Management Plan.