River Access Planning Guide (coming soon)

A Decision-Making Framework for Enhancing River Access

River Access Planning Guide is a document that provides a step-by-step process to planning for river access with recreation users in mind. The planning guide intends to serve as a resource for planners, river managers, and users as they approach site selection and design to establish new river access or improve existing access. The thoughtful planning and design supported by the planning guide will support and benefit public resource agencies, river managers, and private entities responsible for providing waterway access. The development of the River Access Planning Guide is a result of partnership between numerous nonprofit organizations and agencies.Contributors include the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the United States Forest Service, American Whitewater and River Management Society.