Park Management Plans

  • A park's general management plan defines a long-range (10- to 20-year) planning and management strategy to protect and preserve the site’s natural and cultural resources and provide access to land- and water-based public recreation and educational opportunities.

    Developing a park general management plan requires logic, teamwork, public involvement and integrity. The plan should ultimately reflect a logical sequence of events and help guide decision making in a carefully considered way. The key to this process is active involvement of DNR staff, other state agencies, stakeholders (such as other recreation providers and user groups) and the public. Public input is an integral part of the development these plans. 

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