The Bureau of Land Management Ely District, Bristlecone Field Office is asking the public to provide input on a proposal to designate in White Pine County a signed trail system consisting of existing roads and trails that would be open to all uses.

The 30-day public scoping period concludes Monday, Dec. 24, 2018.

The BLM will host an open house-style public input meeting from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, at the White Pine County Library, 950 Campton Street, in Ely.

The White Pine County Commission has requested that BLM prepare an environmental assessment analyzing routes for a potential trail system.

The BLM will consider one new proposed route and one route previously selected as the Silver State Off-Highway Vehicle Trail.

The BLM may consider additional alternatives based on cooperating agency and public input.

Documents and maps are available online at Address all written comments to the BLM Ely District Office, 702 North Industrial Way, Ely, NV 89301, and Attn: Project Manager John Miller.

Submit comments electronically at For more information, contact BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner John Miller at (775) 289-1800 or