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BLM taking public comments on travel management proposal for Safford area

By Ron Dungan
Published: Thursday, November 23, 2023 - 5:05am

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking comment on an environmental review of a proposed travel management plan near Safford.

The proposal outlines designated routes and access for everything from hiking and camping to ATV use.

The area covers nearly a million acres and has experienced an increase in demand for outdoor recreation in recent years.

The public comment period closes Dec. 16.

To learn more about the proposal or to comment, go to