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Elkhorn Ridge Wilderness

General Location Maps Contacts Area Management Wilderness Laws

Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 109-362 October 17, 2006 11,271
Northern California Coastal Wild Heritage Wilderness Act - Public law 109-362 (10/17/2006) To designate certain National Forest System lands in the Mendocino and Six Rivers National Forests and certain Bureau of Land Management lands in Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, and Napa Counties in the State of California as wilderness, to designate the Elkhorn Ridge Potential Wilderness Area, to designate certain segments of the Black Butte River in Mendocino County, California as a wild or scenic river, and for other purposes.
NOTE: This wilderness did not officially become part of the NWPS until five years after the passage of Public Law 109-362 when restoration had occurred on 1,565 acres of acquired private inholding lands.
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Cache Creek Wilderness, Cedar Roughs Wilderness, King Range Wilderness, Mount Lassic Wilderness, Rocks and Islands Wilderness, Sanhedrin Wilderness, Siskiyou Wilderness, Snow Mountain Wilderness, South Fork Eel River Wilderness, Trinity Alps Wilderness, Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness, Yuki Wilderness.

download 109-362 - Relevant legislation found on page(s): 8. View special provisions or legislative history for this law.


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