needs and requirements made during evalua-
made of those sites which have reserve capacity
for future development. When allocation of
tion, the implementation step begins. During
facilities to available sites equals demand of fa-
implementation, conceptual alternatives for
cilities by users, the physical concepts for de-
future development are presented. Selection of
velopment are prepared.
the most feasible alternative results in a long-
range plan for future development.
(c) Concepts. Concepts relate specific
outdoor recreation activities and facilities to
(1) Conceptual alternatives. Conceptual al-
specific outdoor recreation sites. They depict and
ternatives reflect a synthesis of recreation needs
describe the types of outdoor recreation activ-
and requirements with available recreation areas.
ities and facilities and indicate their locations
(a) Site selection. Using the evaluation
and functional relationships. They also dem-
of existing conditions as well as the comparison
onstrate responses to existing natural and man-
of supply and demand, the need for renovation
made conditions on the sites.
or expansion of existing facilities and the con-
(2) Long-range Plan for Future Develop-
struction of new facilities is explored. When new
ment. The Long-range Plan graphically and
facilities are required, sites are selected on the
verbally describes proposals for physical devel-
basis of compatibility with surrounding land use,
opment of outdoor recreation on the installa-
location with regard to the user population, ac-
tion, including the necessary circulation and
cessibility, proximity to support facilities, avail-
utilities for support of the facilities. The Long-
ability of utilities, physical opportunities and
range Plan should be accompanied by a cost es-
constraints, and size.
timate for both new construction (including
(b) Facilities allocation. When initial site
renovation ) and operation and maintenance.
selection is complete, facilities allocation be-
gins. The purpose of facilities allocation is to fit
Using the cost estimate, the Morale and Welfare
Recreation Manager can prioritize the propos-
new facilities to the sites deemed most appro-
als and schedule their implementation.
priate for use without exceeding a site's carry-
ing capacity or ability to withstand use. Note is