• View of Grand Canyon National Park at sunset from the South Rim

    Grand Canyon

    National Park Arizona

Backcountry Management Plan

Grand Canyon National Park has started work on a Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement. The park's existing Backcountry Management Plan was completed in 1988 and needs to be updated to comply with current National Park Service laws and policies and the park's 1995 General Management Plan.

Development of a revised plan provides an opportunity to look at alternative management strategies for protecting park resources and values while providing for a variety of visitor experiences within the backcountry. Once completed, the revised Backcountry Management Plan will guide management decisions regarding the park's backcountry and wilderness resources into the future.

Learn more about this planning effort at www.parkplanning.nps.gov/grcabmp.

If you would like to be added to the mailing list for the Backcountry Management Plan, please e-mail the planning office with your contact information.

 

Current planning documents:

 
 

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