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Sandia Mountain Wilderness

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Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 95-237 February 24, 1978 30,930
Endangered American Wilderness Act - Public law 95-237 (2/24/1978) To designate certain endangered public lands for preservation as wilderness, and for other purposes
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Chama River Canyon Wilderness, Golden Trout Wilderness, Gospel-Hump Wilderness, Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness, Kalmiopsis Wilderness, Lone Peak Wilderness, Manzano Mountain Wilderness, Mount Hood Wilderness, Pusch Ridge Wilderness, Santa Lucia Wilderness, Savage Run Wilderness, Three Sisters Wilderness, Ventana Wilderness, Welcome Creek Wilderness, Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness, Wild Rogue Wilderness.

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Public Law 96-248 May 23, 1980 6,423
(No official title, boundary adjustment for Sandia Mountain Wilderness) - Public law 96-248 (5/23/1980) To amend the Act of November 8, 1978 (92 Stat. 3095), to designate certain Cibola National Forest lands as additions to the Sandia Mountains Wilderness, New Mexico

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Public Law 97-283 October 5, 1982 0
(No official title, adds to Sandia Mountain Wilderness) - Public law 97-283 (10/5/1982) To further amend the boundary of the Cibola National Forest to allow an exchange of lands with the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico
NOTE: Boundary changed, acreage not specified.

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Public Law 98-603 October 30, 1984 20
San Juan Basin Wilderness Protection Act of 1984 - Public law 98-603 (10/30/1984) The San Juan Basin Wilderness Protection Act of 1984
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness.

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