Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
TDS 4x4 Training Area
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The project consists of the construction of a 31 acre 4x4 training area in a previously disturbed site off Highway S-22 in Ocotillo Wells SVRA. The training site and adjacent resource protection areas will be fenced and marked. The training area will have marked courses with 10 - 20 different off road obstacles such as logs, rock climbs, tires, and concrete or shotcreted hill climbs. The hill climbs will be designed to allow for limited, manageable erosion and long-term sustainability. Several of the existing hill climbs within the proposed project will be closed. State Environmental Scientist wil consult project staff with regard to obstacle placement and obstacle approcaches to avoid potential impacts to native plants where they ae present. The routes and parking areas will be designated withint he traininng site. Interpretive panels and signs will also be installed discussing resource protection and tread lightly practices.