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Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 93-632 January 3, 1975 405,031
(No official title, designates Fish and Wildlife Service wildernesses) - Public law 93-632 (1/3/1975) Designation of wilderness areas within the National Widlife Refuge System
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Agua Tibia Wilderness, Blackbeard Island Wilderness, Bosque del Apache Wilderness, Breton Wilderness, Brigantine Wilderness, Cape Romain Wilderness, Chamisso Wilderness, Chase Lake Wilderness, Emigrant Wilderness, Florida Keys Wilderness, Lostwood Wilderness, Mission Mountains Wilderness, Moosehorn (Baring Unit) Wilderness, St. Marks Wilderness, West Sister Island Wilderness, Wolf Island Wilderness.

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Public Law 96-560 December 22, 1980 66,000
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, Black Elk 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, West Elk Wilderness.

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Public Law 103-77 August 13, 1993 28,740
Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993 - Public Law 103-77 (8/13/1993) Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Buffalo Peaks Wilderness, Byers Peak Wilderness, Fossil Ridge Wilderness, Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness, Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness, La Garita Wilderness, Lost Creek Wilderness, Mount Zirkel Wilderness, Never Summer Wilderness, Powderhorn Wilderness, Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness, Raggeds Wilderness, Sangre de Cristo Wilderness, Sarvis Creek Wilderness, South San Juan Wilderness, Uncompahgre Wilderness, Vasquez Peak Wilderness.

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