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Wilderness Designations

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Cornell University Wilderness Designation Archives

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Notes on Title 16, Section 1132

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(Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891.) -CHANGE-

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Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the Senate abolished and replaced by Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate, effective Feb. 11, 1977. See Rule XXV of Standing Rules of the Senate, as amended by Senate Resolution No. 4 (popularly cited as the ''Committee System Reorganization Amendments of 1977''), approved Feb. 4, 1977. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the House of Representatives changed to Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives on Jan. 5, 1993, by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Third Congress. Committee on Natural Resources of House of Representatives treated as referring to Committee on Resources of House of Representatives by section 1(a) of Pub. L. 104-14, set out as a note preceding section 21 of Title 2, The Congress.

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Table Rock Wilderness, Salem District of Bureau of Land Management, Oregon. -Pub. L. 98-328, Sec. 3(22), June 26, 1984, 98 Stat. 274. Table Top Wilderness, Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(17), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4470.

Tamarac Wilderness, Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota. - Pub. L. 94-557, Sec. 1(i), Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2634.Tatoosh Wilderness, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington. - Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 3(18), July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 301.

Tebenkof Bay Wilderness, Tongass National Forest, Alaska. - Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 703(a)(11), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2419.

Teton Wilderness, Teton National Forest, Wyoming. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 98-550, title II, Sec. 201(a)(9), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2809.

The Brothers Wilderness, Olympic National Forest, Washington. - Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 3(19), July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 301; Pub. L. 99-635, Sec. 1(c)(3), Nov. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 3528.

Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota. - Pub. L. 95-625, title IV, Sec. 401(8), Nov. 10, 1978, 92 Stat. 3490.

Thousand Lakes Wilderness, Lassen National Forest, California. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891.

Three Arch Rocks Wilderness, Three Arch Rocks National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon. - Pub. L. 91-504, Sec. 1(b), Oct. 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 1104.

Three Sisters Wilderness, Deschutes and Willamette National Forests, Oregon. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 95-237, Sec. 3(e), Feb. 24, 1978, 92 Stat. 43; Pub. L. 98-328, Sec. 3(25), June 26, 1984, 98 Stat. 275.

Thunder Ridge Wilderness, Jefferson National Forest, Virginia. - Pub. L. 98-586, Sec. 2(8), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3106.

Togiak Wilderness, Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. - Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 702(10), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2418.

Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness, Tongass National Forest, Alaska. - Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 703(a)(12), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2419.

Trapper Creek Wilderness, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington. - Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 3(20), July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 302.

Tray Mountain Wilderness, Chattahoochee National Forest, Georgia. - Pub. L. 99-555, Sec. 2(3), Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3129.

Tres Alamos Wilderness, Yavapai County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(36), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4472.

Trigo Mountain Wilderness, La Paz County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(27), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4471.

Trilobite Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area, of Bureau of Land Management, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(67), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4480.

Trinity Alps Wilderness, Ukiah District Conservation Area, of Bureau of LandManagement, and Klamath, Shasta-Trinity, and Six Rivers National Forests, California. - Pub. L. 98-425, title I, Sec. 101(a)(34), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1623.

Turkey Hill Wilderness, Angelina National Forest, Texas. - Pub. L. 98-574, Sec. 2(1), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3051; Pub. L. 99-584, Oct. 29, 1986, 100 Stat. 3322.

Turtle Mountains Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area, of Bureau of LandManagement, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(68), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4480.

Tuxedni Wilderness, Tuxedni National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. - Pub. L. 91-504, Sec. 1(a), Oct. 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 1104.Twin Peaks Wilderness, Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah. - Pub. L. 98-428, title I, Sec. 102(a)(4), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1658.

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UL Bend Wilderness, UL Bend National Wildlife Refuge, Montana. - Pub. L. 94-557, Sec. 1(m), Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2634; Pub. L. 98-140, Sec. 3(e), Oct. 31, 1983, 97 Stat. 903.

Unaka Mountain Wilderness, Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee. - Pub. L. 99-490, Sec. 2(3), Oct. 16, 1986, 100 Stat. 1235.

Uncompahgre Wilderness (former Big Blue Wilderness), Uncompahgre National Forest, Colorado. - Pub. L. 96-560, title I, Sec. 102(a)(1), Dec. 22, 1980, 94 Stat. 3266; Pub. L. 103-77, Sec. 2(a)(1), (2), 3(f), Aug. 13, 1993, 107 Stat. 756, 759.

Unimak Wilderness, Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, Aleutian Islands Unit, Alaska. - Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 702(13), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2418.

Upland Island Wilderness, Angelina National Forest, Texas. - Pub. L. 98-574, Sec.2(2), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3051; Pub. L. 99-584, Oct. 29, 1986, 100 Stat. 3322.

Upper Buffalo Wilderness, Ozark-Saint Francis National Forest, Arkansas. - Pub. L. 93-622, Sec. 3(a)(3), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2097; Pub. L. 98-508, Sec. 3(e), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2350.

Upper Burro Creek Wilderness, Yavapai and Mohave Counties, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(33), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4472.

Upper Kiamichi River Wilderness, Ouachita National Forest, Oklahoma. - Pub. L. 100-499, Sec. 3(2), Oct. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 2492.

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Vasquez Peak Wilderness, Arapaho National Forest, Colorado. - Pub. L. 103-77, Sec. 2(a)(15), Aug. 13, 1993, 107 Stat. 758.

Ventana Wilderness, Los Padres National Forest, California. - Pub. L. 91-58, Aug. 18, 1969, 83 Stat. 101; Pub. L. 95-237, Sec. 2(d), Feb. 24, 1978, 92 Stat. 41; Pub. L. 98 425, title I, Sec. 101(a)(35), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1623; Pub. L. 101-539, Sec. 2, Nov. 8, 1990, 104 Stat. 2377; Pub. L. 102-301, Sec. 2(6), June 19, 1992, 106 Stat. 243.

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Wabayuma Peak Wilderness, Mohave County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(32), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4472.

Waldo Lake Wilderness, Willamette National Forest, Oregon. - Pub. L. 98-328, Sec. 3(10), June 26, 1984, 98 Stat. 273.

Wambaw Creek Wilderness, Francis Marion National Forest, South Carolina. - Pub. L.96-560, title II, Sec. 201(h), Dec. 22, 1980, 94 Stat. 3273.

Wambaw Swamp Wilderness, Francis Marion National Forest, South Carolina. - Pub. L. 96-560, title II, Sec. 201(e), (g), Dec. 22, 1980, 94 Stat. 3273.

Warm Springs Wilderness, Mohave County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(4), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4469.

Warren Island Wilderness, Tongass National Forest, Alaska. - Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 703(a)(13), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2419.

Washakie Wilderness (former South Absaroka Wilderness and Stratified Primitive Area), Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 92-476, Oct. 9, 1972, 86 Stat. 792; Pub. L. 98-550, title II, Sec. 201(a)(12), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2809.

Washington Islands Wilderness, Copalis, Flattery Rocks, and Quillayute NeedlesNational Wildlife Refuges, Washington. - Pub. L. 91-504, Sec. 1(b), Oct. 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 1104.

Welcome Creek Wilderness, Lolo National Forest, Montana. - Pub. L. 95-237, Sec. 2(k), Feb. 24, 1978, 92 Stat. 43.

Wellsville Mountain Wilderness, Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah. - Pub. L. 98-428, title I, Sec. 102(a)(2), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1658.

Weminuche Wilderness (former San Juan and Upper Rio Grande Primitive Area), Rio Grande and San Juan National Forests. - Pub. L. 93-632, Sec. 2(c), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2155; Pub. L. 96-560, title I, Sec. 102(a)(19), Dec. 22, 1980, 94 Stat. 3267; Pub. L. 103-77, Sec. 2(a)(16), Aug. 13, 1993, 107 Stat. 758.

Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness, Umatilla National Forest, Oregon and Washington. - Pub. L. 95-237, Sec. 3(c), Feb. 24, 1978, 92 Stat. 43.

West Chichagof-Yakobi Wilderness, Tongass National Forest, Alaska. - Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 703(a)(14), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2419.

West Clear Creek Wilderness, Coconino National Forest, Arizona. - Pub. L. 98-406, title I, Sec. 101(a)(26), Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1487.

West Elk Wilderness, Gunnison National Forest, Colorado. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 96-560, title I, Sec. 102(a)(20), Dec. 22, 1980, 94 Stat. 3268.

West Malpais Wilderness, El Malpais National Monument and National Conservation Area, New Mexico. - Pub. L. 100-225, title IV, Sec. 401(a), Dec. 31, 1987, 101 Stat. 1542.

West Sister Island Wilderness, West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge, Ohio. -Pub. L. 93-632, Sec. 1(l), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2154.

Wet Beaver Wilderness, Coconino National Forest, Arizona. - Pub. L. 98-406, title I, Sec. 101(a)(27), Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1488.

Wheeler Peak Wilderness, Carson National Forest, New Mexico. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 96-550, title I, Sec. 102(a)(10), Dec. 19, 1980, 94 Stat. 3222; Pub. L. 104-333, div. I, title II, Sec. 210, Nov. 12, 1996, 110 Stat. 4109.

Whipple Mountains Wilderness, California Desert Conservation Area and Yuma District, of Bureau of Land Management, California. - Pub. L. 103-433, title I, Sec. 102(69), Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4481.

Whisker Lake Wilderness, Nicolet National Forest, Wisconsin. - Pub. L. 95-494, Sec. 1(2), Oct. 21, 1978, 92 Stat. 1648.

White Canyon Wilderness, Pinal County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(35), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4472.

White Mountain Wilderness, Lincoln National Forest, New Mexico. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 96-550, title I, Sec. 102(a)(11), Dec. 19, 1980, 94 Stat. 3222.

Wichita Mountains Wilderness, Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma. - Pub. L. 91-504, Sec. 1(d), Oct. 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 1105.

Wild Rogue Wilderness, Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon. - Pub. L. 95-237, Sec. 3(b), Feb. 24, 1978, 92 Stat. 43.

William O. Douglas Wilderness, Wenatchee and Gifford Pinchot National Forests, Washington. - Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 3(21), July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 302.

Winegar Hole Wilderness, Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming. - Pub. L. 98-550, title II, Sec. 201(a)(4), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2808.

Wisconsin Islands Wilderness, Gravel Island and Green Bay National Wilderness Refuges, Wisconsin. - Pub. L. 91-504, Sec. 1(e), Oct. 23, 1970, 84 Stat. 1105.

Withington Wilderness, Cibola National Forest, New Mexico. - Pub. L. 96-550, title I, Sec. 102(a)(12), Dec. 19, 1980, 94 Stat. 3222.

Wolf Island Wilderness, Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia. - Pub. L. 93-632, Sec. 1(e), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2153.

Wonder Mountain Wilderness, Olympic National Forest, Washington. - Pub. L. 98-339, Sec. 3(22), July 3, 1984, 98 Stat. 302.

Woodchute Wilderness, Prescott National Forest, Arizona. - Pub. L. 98-406, title I, Sec. 101(a)(28), Aug. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1488.

Woolsey Peak Wilderness, Maricopa County, Arizona. - Pub. L. 101-628, title I, Sec. 101(a)(15), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4470.

Wrangell-Saint Elias Wilderness, Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska. - Pub. L. 96-487, title VII, Sec. 701(8), Dec. 2, 1980, 94 Stat. 2417.

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Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness, Ukiah District Conservation Area, of Bureau of Land Management, and Mendocino, Six Rivers, and Shasta-Trinity National Forests, California. - Pub. L. 88-577, Sec. 3, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 891; Pub. L. 98-425, title I, Sec. 101(a)(36), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1623.

Yosemite Wilderness, Yosemite National Park Wilderness, California. - Pub. L.98-425, title I, Sec. 106(a)(1), Sept. 28, 1984, 98 Stat. 1626.

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This section is referred to in sections 90e-3, 228i-1, 271e, 273d, 410ff-5, 410gg-3, 459g-6, 459h-7, 459i-8, 459j-7, 460m-13, 460x-5, 460x-15, 460z-11, 460aa-4, 460dd-8, 460gg-5, 698d, 698l, 3205 of this title; title 43 section 1782; title 50 App. section 1989c-6.