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Photo of Bald Hills Road at Williams Ridge taken during lupine bloom April 2014.

Bald Hills Road Improvements EA March 2017

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (Bureau) proposes to pave and improve 2.6 miles of a rocked section of Bald Hills Road within Redwood National Park. The NPS) has been granted designation by the Bureau as a Cooperating Agency under NEPA for this project. The Bureau is the Lead Agency under NEPA. Bald Hills Road is a public road operated and maintained by Humboldt County from US Highway 101 near Orick to SH 169 at Martin's Ferry Bridge, a distance of 32.2 miles.

The portion of Bald Hills Road inside the project area extends from the southeast edge of Childs Hill Prairie (Post Mile 13.46) to the intersection of Williams Ridge Road (P.M. 16.05). The road segment proposed for improvement is located in Redwood National Park within the Bald Hills Management Zone, an area of interrelated natural and cultural landscape features including the Lyons Ranches Historic District and the Bald Hills Archeological District. There are an additional 2.9 miles of unpaved road in Redwood National Park between the park boundary (P.M. 19.0) and Williams Ridge Road (P.M. 16.05), adjacent to the proposed project.

Comments are due April 14, 2017. You may send written comments to
Hillary Renick
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Pacific Regional Office
2800 Cottage Way Room W-2820
Sacramento CA 95825

or via email to

For more information, please contact Hillary Renick at 916-978-6037
Comment Period: Closed        03/14/2017 - 04/14/2017
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