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Sipsey Wilderness

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Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 93-622 January 3, 1975 12,000
(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
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, Ellicott Rock 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, Upper Buffalo Wilderness.

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Public Law 100-547 October 28, 1988 13,260
Sipsey Wild and Scenic River and Alabama Addition Act of 1988 - Public law 100-547 (10/28/1988) To designate the Sipsey River as a component of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and to designate certain areas as additions to the Sipsey Wilderness, and for other purposes
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Cheaha Wilderness.

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