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Black Canyon of the Gunnison Wilderness

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Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 94-567 October 20, 1976 11,180
(No official title, designates National Park Service wildernesses) - Public Law 94-567 (10/20/1976) To designate certain lands within units of the National Park System as wilderness; to revise the boundaries of certain of these units; and for other purposes.
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Badlands Wilderness, Bandelier Wilderness, Chiricahua National Monument Wilderness, Fitzpatrick Wilderness, Great Sand Dunes Wilderness, Hain Wilderness, Haleakala Wilderness, Isle Royale Wilderness, Joshua Tree Wilderness, Mesa Verde Wilderness, Phillip Burton Wilderness, Saguaro Wilderness, Shenandoah Wilderness.

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Public Law 106-76 October 21, 1999 4,419
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area Act of 1999 - Public law 107-76 (10/21/1999) To redesignate the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument as a national park and establish the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area, and for other purposes
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Gunnison Gorge Wilderness.

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