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FAQs 
Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Why are we analyzing Recreational Target shooting?

The purpose of the RMPA is to establish appropriate goals and objectives, and to provide management guidance for recreational target shooting on public land within the SDNM while also ensuring that actions are consistent with the Monument proclamation.

2. Where is the Sonoran Desert National Monument?
Directions
From Phoenix to the western side of the national monument, take I-10 west about 31 miles to Exit 112/AZ-85, then south about 35 miles to the eastern edge of Gila Bend, AZ. Turn left on AZ-238 and proceed east about four miles to the national monument. In Gila Bend information can be obtained at the Town Museum on 644 W. Pima Street.
 
From Phoenix to the eastern national monument boundary, take I-10 east and south about 16 miles to Exit 164/Queen Creek Road, turn right and continue on AZ-347 about 15 miles to Maricopa, AZ. Turn right onto AZ-238 and continue west about 16 miles to the national monument.
 
From Phoenix to the southern part of the national monument, take I-10 south to I-8. Proceed west on I-8 to Exit 144/Vekol Road and turn south. For information about other access routes, contact BLM.

Map:

https://blm-egis.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=35ab701b06bf4fe49813d73eb5f5b3e7


 
 
 
 
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