COLORADO – BLM Evaluates Roads and Trails in Archuleta, La Plata And Montezuma Counties


Seeks public input on transportation needs to make public lands in southwest Colorado more accessible

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Tres Rios Field Office announced a 30-day public scoping period to initiate travel management planning efforts across approximately 100,000 acres in Archuleta, La Plata and Montezuma Counties.

The BLM has worked with community members, partners and other agencies to identify a sustainable transportation system with various trail designations accessing public lands in Archuleta, La Plata and Montezuma counties. The BLM is also seeking input from the public to address current and future transportation needs.

The BLM is accepting comments through May 22, 2019. Comments must be submitted through the BLM ePlanning site at  The BLM proposed action and associated maps are also available on the ePlanning site and available for review at the Tres Rios Field Office, 29211 Highway 184 in Dolores.

For more information, contact Keith Fox, BLM Planning and Environmental Specialist at (970) 882-6856 or via email at BLM media release

Thanks in advance and, as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Policy Director
BlueRibbon Coalition/Sharetrails
208-237-1008 ext. 2