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Shenandoah Dolly Sods Otter Creek Laurel Fork North Laurel Fork South Ramseys Draft Shenandoah Cranberry Rough Mountain Barbours Creek Shawvers Run Rich Hole Saint Mary's Three Ridges Priest James River Face Thunder Ridge Mountain Lake Peters Mountain Kimberling Creek Beartown Little Dry Run Lewis Fork Little Wilson Creek

Original map prepared by the National Atlas of the United States of America ® (August 2004). Additional data for subsequently designated wilderness areas has been added by the staff.

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State Fast Facts

State acres: 25,496,320
Acres of wilderness: 217,160
Wildernesses: 24

Largest wilderness: Shenandoah Wilderness
Smallest wilderness: Thunder Ridge Wilderness
Managing agencies: FS, NPS

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Map Legend
BLM wilderness - dark yellow Bureau of Land Management Wilderness
BLM non wilderness - light yellow Bureau of Land Management NON-Wilderness
FWS wilderness - dark orange Fish & Wildlife Service Wilderness
FWS non wilderness - light orange Fish & Wildlife Service NON-Wilderness
FS wilderness - dark green Forest Service Wilderness
FS non wilderness - light green Forest Service NON-Wilderness
NPS wilderness - dark purple National Park Service Wilderness
NPS non wilderness - light purple National Park Service NON-Wilderness
Roads - red Major Roads
Ferry routes (AK only) - blue Ferry Routes (AK)

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