BLM seeks input for off-highway vehicle travel plan in southeastern Utah

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Correction: You may have received an earlier version of this news release. This news release has been updated to include the correct location for the June 5 public meeting, which is Grand Center at 182 North 500 West, Moab, UT, 84532 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. If additional meeting dates added the BLM will provide that information on the ePlanning website. 

MOAB, Utah — The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments for the development of a draft environmental assessment to consider preliminary travel network alternatives on public lands near the Dolores River in southeastern Utah. 

When complete, the BLM will designate routes in the Dolores River Travel Management Plan as open, limited, or closed for Off-Highway Vehicles on nearly 300 miles of routes across approximately 127,000 acres of public lands in Grand County. 

The public comment period will close June 21, 2024. Substantive comments may be submitted through the “Participate Now” option at the BLM National NEPA Register (preferred), or delivered to Bureau of Land Management, Attn: Dolores TMA, 82 East Dogwood, Moab, UT 84532. Additional information, including a map of routes under consideration, is available at the BLM National NEPA Register. 

The BLM will host a public meeting to discuss the travel management area, planning process, and how to provide written comments. The meeting is scheduled for: 

  • June 5 from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the Grand Center, 182 North 500 West, Moab, UT, 84532 

For more information about public lands route management, please visit our Utah Travel and Transportation site or contact Eran Howarth at 435-259-2100. BLM public domain photos can be on the BLM Utah Flickr website.