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Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 93-622 January 3, 1975 3,600
(Known as the Eastern Wilderness Areas Act) - Public law 93-622 (1/3/1975) To further the purposes of the Wilderness Act by designating certain acquired lands for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System, to provide for study of certain additional lands for such inclusion, and for other purposes
NOTE: Public law acreage includes GA, NC and SC acreage.
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Beaver Creek Wilderness, Bradwell Bay Wilderness, Bristol Cliffs Wilderness, Caney Creek Wilderness, Cohutta Wilderness, Dolly Sods Wilderness, Gee Creek Wilderness, James River Face Wilderness, Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, Lye Brook Wilderness, Otter Creek Wilderness, Presidential Range-Dry River Wilderness, Rainbow Lake Wilderness, Sipsey Wilderness, Upper Buffalo Wilderness.

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Public Law 98-324 June 19, 1984 3,680
North Carolina Wilderness Act of 1984 - Public law 98-324 (6/19/1984) To designate certain public lands in North Carolina as additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Birkhead Mountains Wilderness, Catfish Lake South Wilderness, Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, Linville Gorge Wilderness, Middle Prong Wilderness, Pocosin Wilderness, Pond Pine Wilderness, Sheep Ridge Wilderness, Shining Rock Wilderness, Southern Nantahala Wilderness.

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Public Law 98-514 October 19, 1984 2,000
Georgia Wilderness Act of 1984 - Public law 98-514 (10/19/1984) To designate certain National Forest System Lands in the State of Georgia as Wilderness, and for other purposes.
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Southern Nantahala Wilderness.

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