Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River Final Comprehensive Management Plan and EIS

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Yosemite National Park
Document Title
Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River Final Comprehensive Management Plan and EIS
Document Type
FIN - Final Document

Document Description
FYI Congress designated the Tuolumne River as Wild and Scenic in 1984, requiring the National Park Service (NPS) to develop a comprehensive management plan under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. The NPS completed an Environmental Impact Statement in February 2014, and will implement Alternative 4 as the Selected Action. Tuolumne Meadows will retain its overall rustic character with limited facilities and services, allowing for low-impact recreational activities. The visitor experience will be enhanced by rehabilitating the campground, improving traffic circulation and access to recreational opportunities, removing unsightly roadside parking, and improving the health and appearance of subalpine meadows. The plan will protect and enhance river values, establish a user capacity management program, and determine land use and associated developments.

Contact Information
Lisa Acree
Yosemite National Park
PO Box 700
El Portal, CA 95318

209 379 1175


Cross Streets
Hwy 120/Tioga Pass Rd
Other Location Info
Lee Vining and Groveland

Notice of Completion

Development Type
Other (Recreation/Preservation)
Local Action
Specific Plan
Project Issues
Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Noise Public Services Recreation/Parks Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board Cal Fire California Department of Boating and Waterways California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 6 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Resources Agency State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Rights
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