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Birkhead Mountains Wilderness

General Maps Contacts Area Management Wilderness Laws

Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 98-324 June 19, 1984 4,790
North Carolina Wilderness Act of 1984 - Public law 98-324 (6/19/1984) To designate certain public lands in North Carolina as additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Catfish Lake South Wilderness, Ellicott Rock Wilderness, Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, Linville Gorge Wilderness, Middle Prong Wilderness, Pocosin Wilderness, Pond Pine Wilderness, Sheep Ridge Wilderness, Shining Rock Wilderness, Southern Nantahala Wilderness.

download 98-324 or view legislative history for this law.

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