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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-515—OCT. 20, 1988

102 STAT. 2563

Public Law 100-515 100th Congress An Act To provide for the establishment of the Coastal Heritage Trail Route in the State of New Jersey, and for other purposes.

Oct. 20, 1988 [S. 2057]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, Conservation. SECTION 1. DESIGNATION OF NEW JERSEY COASTAL HERITAGE TRAIL ROUTE.

16 USC 1244 note.

In order to provide for public appreciation, education, understsinding, and enjoyment, through a coordinated interpretive program of certain nationally significant natural and cultural sites associated with the coastal area of the State of New Jersey that are accessible generally by public road, the Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the "Secretary"), acting through the Director of the National Park Service, with the concurrence of the agency having jurisdiction over such roads, is authorized to designate, by publication of a map or other description thereof in the Federal Register, a vehicular tour route along existing public roads linking such natural and cultural sites in New Jersey. Such route shall be known as the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route (hereinafter referred to as the "route").

Federal Register, publication. Highways.


16 USC 1244 note.

The route shall follow public roads, which are generally located to the east of the Garden State Parkway, linking the New Jersey portion of Gateway National Recreation Area, known generally as the Sandy Hook Unit, with the national historic landmark in Cape May and that area north and west of Cape May in the vicinity of Deepwater, New Jersey. The Secretary may, in the manner set forth in section 1, designate additional segments of the route from time to time as appropriate to link the foregoing sites with other natural and cultural sites when such sites are designated and protected by Federal, State, or local governments, or other public or private entities. SEC. 3. INVENTORY AND PLAN.

16 USC 1244 note.

(a) PREPARATION.—Within one year after the date of availability of funds, the Secretary shall prepare a comprehensive inventory of sites along the route and general plan which shall include but not be limited to the location and description of each of the following: (1) Significant fish and wildlife habitat and other natural Fish and fishing. Wildlife. areas. (2) Unique geographic or geologic features and significant landforms. (3) Important cultural resources, including historical and Historic preservation. archeological resources. (4) Migration routes for raptors and other migratory birds, Birds. marine mammals, and other wildlife.