Seeking public comments on proposed changes to Recreation Fee Sites

Illustration of the 4 Southern California forests.In June 2011, the U.S. Forest Service conducted a national review of the 97 SAF areas on National Forest System lands.  As a result of the review, the Forest Service plans to eliminate the SAF area designation for 73 recreation areas and reduce the size for the remaining 24 nationally. The proposed changes for the Angeles, Los Padres and San Bernardino National Forest SAF areas are consistent with the results of the national review.

Comments on the proposed changes must be submitted by Jan. 6, 2014, to be considered by a citizen's advisory committee, called the California Recreation Resource Advisory Committee (R-RAC). Comments may be submitted to the attention of Tamara Wilton, Pacific Southwest Region, 1323 Club Drive, Vallejo, California 94592 or

The public is welcome to attend and comment at all R-RAC meetings. The next R-RAC meeting is planned for Jan. 15-16, 2014. More information about the R-RAC and upcoming meeting can be found at

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