BLM Caliente Field Office accepting SRP applications for 2023

ELY, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Caliente Field Office is accepting Special Recreation Permit (SRP) applications to fill the two Truck/Buggy/Off-highway Vehicle event slots for calendar year 2023. The field office must receive applications by 4:30 p.m. PST, July 5, 2022.

“Public lands within the Ely District are administered in accordance with the 2008 Ely Resource Management Plan which provides for a maximum of two competitive truck and buggy events each calendar year,” said Elizabeth Domina, BLM Caliente Field Office outdoor recreation planner.

The field office will conduct a lottery drawing at 2 p.m., July 6, 2022. The lottery will not be necessary if the field office receives two or fewer applications. The lottery serves only to reserve the event slot. Final authorization of an event is contingent upon submission of other required materials and approval by the authorized officer. Applications are limited to one promoter/club per year. No fees are required at this time.

To apply for the 2023 Truck/Buggy/OHV event slots, download and complete the SRP application available under "Attachments" on the right hand side of this page and return to the BLM Caliente Field Office, PO Box 237, Caliente, NV 89008 Attn: Elizabeth Domina or email to Submit applications in-person at the Caliente Field Office, 1400 South Front Street, in Caliente.

For more information, contact Domina at 775-726-8116 or

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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