State seeks public comment on Parks Highway scenic byway plan

Associated PressMay 4, 2012 

Alaska officials are seeking public comments on a draft for the George Parks Highway scenic byway plan.

Officials say 230 miles of the 323-mile Parks is designated as a National Scenic Byway.

According to officials, the draft plan serves as a framework for decision making in development and maintenance of interpretive sites and services along the byway.

The plan was produced by the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation on behalf of the state Department of Transportation's Scenic Byways program.

Comments can be made until 5 p.m. May 31. Send comments to emily.lochart@alaska.gov or nicole.acevedo@alaska.gov, by mail to Niki Acevedo,

Natural Resource Specialist, Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation Interpretation and Education, 550 W. Seventh Ave. Suite 1340, Anchorage 99501, or fax to 907-269-8917.

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