Piedras Grandes Road Closure

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2007121160
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Piedras Grandes Road Closure
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park General Plan Designations: road proposed for closure, "backcountry use," rest of the 560 acres, State Wilderness.

Document Description
Approximately 560 acres of the Piedras Grandes region in southern Anza-Borrego Desert State Park would be closed to motorized vehicles and overnight camping to protect sensitive cultural resources. The area would still be open for day use hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian activity. The existing jeep road leading into Piedras Grandes, at its junction with the dirt road leading to Dos Cabezas Spring, would be closed to motorized vehicle traffic, and the jeep road converted to a recreational trail. A small parking area would be created at this road intersection. Interpretive signs and/or displays would be placed to educate the public on the significance and sensitivity of the area.

Contact Information
Jim D.
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Colorado Desert District 200 Palm Canyon Drive
Borrego Springs, CA 92004

Phone : (760) 767-3074

Location

Counties
San Diego
Cross Streets
Interstate 8 and County Road S-2
State Highways
S-2
Township
16S
Range
8E
Section
33,34,
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Ocotillo
Other Information
Section Cont'd: 35

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: State Parks Closure
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 11 California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Diego Region 9 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency California Native American Heritage Commission

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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