Motorized Travel Management

Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision

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An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that discusses alternatives for motorized travel management on the Stanislaus National Forest is now available. The Record of Decision (ROD) documents the Deciding Officer's decision pertaining to the proposed action identified in the EIS. The Appeal Period ends January 19, 210.

The decision (1) prohibits motor vehicle travel off designated National Forest Transportation System (NFTS) roads and motorized trails by the public except as allowed by permit or other authorization (excluding snowmobile use); (2) adds 136.77 miles of existing unauthorized routes to the NFTS currently open to the public for motor vehicle use; and, (3) makes vehicle class changes to the existing NFTS on 616.80 miles of roads including season of use on all routes that replaces all existing seasonal closures and restrictions.

Links to the EIS, ROD and supporting documents are provided below.


The EIS is available as a compiled master document as shown below. A CD (available by request) contains a complete set of the EIS documents, other resource reports, additional supporting documents and the maps shown in the How to Use the CD guide (60kb .pdf; 3 pages). The User Guide (83kb .pdf; 5 pages) provides tips on how to navigate the document, so you may want to read this first.

Most of the files are PDF files requiring the Adobe Reader 8.0 or higher for best performance. You can download the latest Acrobat Reader software free of charge at

Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision

Resource Reports


Sue Warren, Project Coordinator
19777 Greenley Road
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 532-3671 ext. 321

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