Article 2.6. California Recreational Boating Trails of California Harbors And Navigation Code >> Division 1. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 2.6.
The director shall cause to be prepared, and continuously
maintained, a comprehensive plan for the development and operation of
a statewide system of recreational boating trails. The plan shall be
the boating trails element of the California Recreational Trails
System Plan as required pursuant to the California Recreational
Trails Act (commencing with Section 5070 of the Public Resources
Code). The plan shall be prepared and continually maintained in
accordance with provisions of the California Recreational Trails Act
and shall, to the maximum extent practicable, be compatible with
other elements of the California Recreational Trails System Plan.
In conformance with the California Recreational Trails Act,
the Legislature hereby finds and declares that there is a statewide
and continuing interest in the public's use of the state's inland
waterways for recreational purposes. The Legislature further finds
and declares that there exists a need to provide for recreational
resource planning of the waterways in a manner that provides access
and utilization for recreational purposes, consistent with the
provisions of the California Recreational Trails Act.