* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Phase 1: Define Purpose, Need, and Issues (Summer 2022 - Winter 2023) *
Step 2. Phase 2: Identify Potential Strategies to Address Issues (Winter 2023 - Summer 2024)
Step 3. Phase 3: Develop Proposed Action and Alternatives; Initiate NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) Planning Process to Evaluate and Select a Plan for Implementation (Begin Fall 2024)
This Visitor Experience and Access Plan is in the first phase of a three-phase process. The anticipated schedule for project milestones and additional opportunities for public review and input are as follows.