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Congaree National Park Wilderness

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Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 100-524 October 24, 1988 15,010
Congaree Swamp National Monument Expansion and Wilderness Act - Public Law 100-524 (10/24/1988) Congaree Swamp National Monument Expansion and Wilderness Act
NOTE: This law authorized potential wilderness to be converted to designated wilderness after any non-Federal interests in land had been acquired and all non-conforming uses ceased. Approximately 6,690 acres of potential wilderness was converted in 2014. The converted acreage comprises all but about 60 acres of designated potential wilderness in Congaree National Park. The approximately 90 acres of private land still remaining within the park's designated potential wilderness are not affected.

download 100-524 - Relevant legislation found on page(s): 1. View legislative history for this law.

Public Law 108-199 January 23, 2004 0
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2004 - Public law 108-199 (1/23/2004) Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.
NOTE: Changed the name of the Congaree Swamp National Monument Wilderness to the Congaree National Park Wilderness.

download 108-199 - Relevant legislation found on page(s): 440. View legislative history for this law.


Acreages reported above are legislated acres. Learn more about acreages.
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