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Valles Caldera GMP/DCP - initial planning ideas (English)


The National Park Service is seeking public input to inform a general management plan/development concept plan for Valles Caldera National Preserve. The plan is in the initial stages of development, and will establish a long-term vision for the park, and include high-level concepts to guide future facility planning and investments. The future plan will describe how the park will preserve exceptional resources, landscapes, and values of Valles Caldera, while enhancing visitor access and opportunities.

The public is invited to submit comments to help inform the planning effort. Information on initial management ideas and concepts under consideration can be found in both the storymap and virtual presentation linked below.

Please click the 'COMMENT NOW' button below to submit comments online (preferred).

If you would like to submit hardcopy comments via mail, please send/deliver them to the following address on or before June 9, 2023.

By mail:
Valles Caldera National Preserve
Attn: Brian Smith
P.O. Box 359
Jemez Springs, NM 87025

Hand delivery:
Valles Caldera National Preserve
Attn: Brian Smith
90 Villa Louis Martin
Jemez Springs, NM 87025
 
Comment Period: Closed        May 8, 2023 - Jun 9, 2023
Topic Questions:
1. How do the various concepts the park is considering help your ability to access different locations or improve your overall experience? How might they hinder your access or experience?
2. How do you feel the management ideas and development concepts being considered provide activities and experiences you would enjoy? What activity or experience is missing and why should it be considered?
3. What specific steps could the National Park Service take to improve your experience or protect resources at any of the following locations: Cabin District, Banco Bonito, Sulphur Springs, the Valle Grande District, Valle San Antonio, Valle Toledo, Valle Jaramillo, and Redondo Meadows?
4. What do you like or dislike about the preliminary management ideas and development concepts the park is considering? Do any aspects of these initial ideas raise specific resource concerns?
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