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Climbing and Canyoneering Management Plan

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Arches National Park has developed an environmental assessment/assessment of effect (EA/AEF) to analyze various actions in managing rock climbing and canyoneering activities in Arches National Park. Issues identified to date include effects on natural and cultural resources and wilderness character, increase in use levels, the development of new routes, use of fixed gear, development of approach trails, rock alteration, visual impacts and the effects of climbing/canyoneering on visitor safety and experiences.

The final Climbing and Canyoneering Management Plan is now available and is in the process of being implemented at Arches National Park. To view the final approved plan please click on Documents List and then Final_August 2013_Climbing and Canyoneering Management Plan

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