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Black Elk Wilderness

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Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 96-560 December 22, 1980 10,700
Colorado Wilderness Act - Public Law 96-560 (12/22/1980) To designate certain National Forest System lands in the States of Colorado, South Dakota, Missouri, South Carolina, and Louisiana for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Bell Mountain Wilderness, Cache La Poudre Wilderness, Collegiate Peaks Wilderness, Comanche Peak Wilderness, Devils Backbone Wilderness, Hell Hole Bay Wilderness, Holy Cross Wilderness, Indian Peaks Wilderness, Kisatchie Hills Wilderness, La Garita Wilderness, Little Wambaw Swamp Wilderness, Lizard Head Wilderness, Lost Creek Wilderness, Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness, Mount Evans Wilderness, Mount Massive Wilderness, Mount Sneffels Wilderness, Mount Zirkel Wilderness, Neota Wilderness, Never Summer Wilderness, Piney Creek Wilderness, Raggeds Wilderness, Rawah Wilderness, Rockpile Mountain Wilderness, South San Juan Wilderness, Uncompahgre Wilderness, Wambaw Creek Wilderness, Wambaw Swamp Wilderness, Weminuche Wilderness, West Elk Wilderness.

download 96-560 or view special provisions or legislative history for this law.

Public Law 107-206 August 2, 2002 3,600
(No official title, adds to Black Elk Wilderness) - Public law 107-206 (8/2/2002) To make supplemental appropriations for further recovery from and response to terrorist attacks on the United States for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2002, and for other purposes

download 107-206 - Relevant legislation found on page(s): 47. View legislative history for this law.


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