The National Park Service (NPS) is preparing a General Management Plan Amendment (GMP Amendment) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Point Reyes National Seashore and the north district of Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The GMP Amendment/EIS will update management guidance for more than 28,000 acres of NPS lands, including all lands currently leased for ranching.
Members of the public play an important role in the General Management Plan Amendment. Please sign-up to receive e-mail notifications and updates about the planning process.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Please see our Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan Amendment page for details on the 45-day public review and comment period, which was open from August 8, 2019, until September 23, 2019.
Public Scoping Comments
Please see our General Management Plan Amendment Public Scoping Comments page to read the correspondence received during the public comment period from October 31, 2018, to November 30, 2018.
Please see our General Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement Public Scoping page for details on this phase of the planning process.
Initial Public Comments
Please see our General Management Plan Amendment Initial Public Comments page to read the correspondence received during the initial public comment period from October 16, 2017, to November 22, 2017.
Initial Public Comment Period
Please see our General Management Plan Amendment Initial Public Comment Period page for details on the first phase of this process.
Please see our General Management Plan Amendment Background Information page for information relevant to this planning process.
Please see our General Management Plan Amendment News Releases page for all news releases related to this plan.
First phase: Begin GMP Amendment planning
Second phase: Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the GMP Amendment
Events in bold italics above are opportunities for public engagement.
If you have additional questions regarding the General Management Plan Amendment, please call Outreach Coordinator Melanie Gunn at 415-464-5162.
The Citizen's Guide to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is a useful resource for those that are not familiar with NEPA or Council on Environmental Quality Regulations. This 45-page guide, published in December, 2007, describes the NEPA process and provides information on how citizens can get involved.
Last updated: December 4, 2019