Trail Management Plan Open House

Cabrillo National Monument to Host Open House for Discussing New and Existing Trail Proposals

San Diego CA:   Cabrillo National Monument Superintendent Andrea Compton invites the public to attend an open house meeting to solicit input on the park’s proposed Trails Management Plan.  Cabrillo National Monument staff will be hosting two open houses for the public on Tuesday March 21st2017.  The purpose of these open houses is to collect public feedback to aid in the development of Cabrillo’s proposed Trails Management Plan.  No formal program is scheduled but those interested in attending may stop by to learn and inquire about the plan.

Cabrillo National Monument would like your feedback on the proposed Trail Management Plan, such as: What types of opportunities should be included in the trail system?  What kinds of experiences are you looking while hiking on Cabrillo’s trails? What do you think of the proposed changes in trails at Cabrillo National Monument?

Cabrillo National Monument contains an existing network of roads and recreation trails. The development of a trails plan is critical for protecting the special natural and cultural features of the park and providing quality recreational experiences for park visitors.  The Trails Management Plan will help guide the future development and management of roads and trails within the park.

The public meeting schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Cabrillo National Monument

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego CA 92106

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Visitor Center/ View Building

6:00pm – 7:30pm Auditorium

The public comment period will be open from March 2nd – April 16th 2017.  To review the plan or to submit comments virtually please visit parkplanning.nps.gov/cabrillotmp or via written letter mailed to:

Cabrillo National Monument

Attn:  Trails Planning Team

1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive

San Diego, CA 92106

We look forward to hearing from the public and encourage all to visit the park’s website at www.nps.gov/cabr or our Facebook page for further updates.  For more information, please contact Eileen Martinez at 619-557-5450 x 4572/eileen_martinez@nps.gov or Chief of Natural Resources Keith Lombardo at 619-557-5450 x 4582/ keith_lombardo@nps.gov

Cabrillo National Monument commemorates Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo’s voyage of exploration and its significance, and protects, preserves, and manages the cultural and natural resources and associated values in a manner that leaves them unimpaired while providing a high quality educational and recreational experience for all visitors. 

-NPS-

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