General Management Plan Amendment Public Scoping Comments

The National Park Service (NPS) initiated the formal National Environmental Policy Act process and began a 30-day public scoping period for the General Management Plan Amendment for Point Reyes National Seashore and the north district of Golden Gate National Recreation Area with the publication of the Notice of Intent in the Federal Register on October 31, 2018. The 30-day comment period closed on November 30, 2018. During this time, two open house meetings were held at different locations near the park. The public was encouraged to submit comments through the NPS's Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website. Comments were also accepted at the meetings, by US mail, and in person at the park. Over 1,350 pieces of correspondence were received during the comment period. The report below describes the public scoping comment period and presents a summary of public comments received. This report, along with the report prepared in February 2018, constitute a comprehensive summary of substantive comments that were submitted during this and the initial public comment periods, and will assist the NPS in preparing the draft EIS for the General Management Plan Amendment.

Public Scoping Comment Summary Report (2019) (110 KB PDF)

Initial Public Comment Analysis Report (2018) (465 KB PDF)


All correspondence received during the public scoping comment period is presented in the machine-readable and text-searchable PDF below. It contains all of the correspondence that was entered into the PEPC website, including transcriptions of correspondence received via comment card, postal mail, or hand delivery. This document has been modified to exclude any personal identifying information of individuals such as street address, email address, or telephone numbers. Once you have downloaded the file, open the Find tool in your PDF reader, and search for the desired name or content. If you have any questions or would like a copy of any correspondence in its original form, please contact Melanie Gunn at 415-464-5131.

Public Scoping Correspondence (4,626 KB PDF)

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Last updated: June 17, 2021

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