Public Comment Requested for the Verde Recreation Action Plan

Release Date: Dec 13, 2021

Contact(s): Debbie Maneely: 928-777-2212

PRESCOTT, AZ – December 13,2021 - The Verde Ranger District (VRD) of the Prescott National Forest (PNF) is proposing the Verde Recreation Action Plan (VRAP) to improve recreation opportunities and natural resource conditions on the VRD. VRAP is a multifaceted plan that addresses developed and dispersed camping, river access, road and trail improvements (new and decommissions), trailhead and day use site development, and designation of dispersed recreation areas.


Prescott National Forest officials are requesting public comment and input for this proposal.  While comments are welcomed at any time, they will be most effective if received by January 17,  2022.


Comments should be submitted eletronically via  This is the only manner to submit comments. Comments should be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .rtf format.


The public scoping letter and enclosures (maps, tables, and site plans) can be found on the Prescott National Forest website at:


If you have any questions, please contact Tom Palmer, East Zone Recreation Program Manager, at 928-567-1114 or email: (put Verde Recreation Action Plan in the subject line).


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