Palo Corona Regional Park General Development Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District
Document Title
Palo Corona Regional Park General Development Plan
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

Document Description
Note: Review Extended Per Lead The General Development Plan (GDP) was commissioned by the District to investigate the range of recreational opportunities appropriate for the Park through site assessment, master planning, and public outreach. It provides a planning blueprint for conservation, stewardship, and public access to manage the 4,585-acre Park. As stated in the GDP, the Park is to be maintained for public enjoyment and its natural resources protected in perpetuity, and must provide recreation, educational, and research opportunities while conserving and/or restoring the land's valuable natural resources. The preferred alternative, analyzed herein as the GDP, includes improvements and additions to the Park's trail network, renovation and re-use of facilities, an off-leash dog park, and new community involvement and revenue generation opportunities.

Contact Information
Rafael Payan
Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District
4860 Carmel Valley Road
Carmel, CA 93923

(831) 372-3196


Cross Streets
Entrance to project site located on Carmel Valley Road
Parcel #
State Highways
Hwy 1
Carmel Unified

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (build out of the Park General Development Plan)
Local Action
General Development Plan
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 5 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 3 Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality


Environmental Document
Memo-Extended Review   PDF 595 K memo   PDF 1292 K Palo Corona ISMND_Public Draft   PDF 14444 K summary   PDF 101 K
NOC   PDF 1365 K
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