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[82 STAT. 931]
[82 STAT. 931]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-545-OCT. 2, 1968

SEC. 604. Within two years from the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Interior shall review the area within the North Cascades National Park, including the Picket Range area and the Eldorado Peaks area, and shall report to the President, in accordance with subsections 3(c) and 3(d) of the Wilderness Act (78 Stat. 890; 16 U.S.C. 1132 (c) and (d)), his recommendation as to the suitability or nonsuitability of any area within the park for preservation as wilderness, and any designation of any such area as a wilderness area shall be accomplished in accordance with said subsections of the Wilderness Act. Approved October 2, 1968.

Area review; report to the President.

Public Law 90-545 AN ACT

October::, 1968

To establish a Redwood National Park in the State of California, and for other purposes.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in order to preserve significant examples of the primeval coastal redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) forests and the streams and seashores with which they are associated for purposes of public inspiration, enjoyment, and scientific study, there is hereby established a Redwood National P a r k in Del Norte and Humboldt Counties, California. SEC. 2. (a) The area to be included within the Redwood National P a r k is that generally depicted on the maps entitled "Redwood National Park," numbered NPS-RED-7114-A and N P S - R E D - 7 1 1 4 B, and dated September 1968, copies of which maps shall be kept a.vailable for public inspection in the offices of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, and shall be filed with appropriate officers of Del Norte and Humboldt Counties. The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the "Secretary") may from time to time, with a view to carrying out the purpose of this Act and with particular attention to minimizing siltation of the streams, damage to the timber, and assuring the preservation of the scenery within the boundaries of the national park as depicted on said maps, modify said boundaries, giving notice of any changes involved therein by publication of a revised drawing or boundary description in the Federal Register and by filing said revision with the officers with whom the original maps were filed, but the acreage within said park shall at no time exceed fifty-eight thousand acres, exclusive of submerged lands. (b) The Secretary is authorized to acquire by donation only all or jiart of existing publicly owned highways and roads with'n the boundaries of the park as he may deem necessary for park purposes. Until such highways and roads have been acquired, the Secretary may cooperate with appropriate State and local officials in patroling and maintaining such roads and highways. SEC. 3. (a) The Secretary is authorized to acquire lands and interests in land within the boundaries of the Redwood National Park and, in addition thereto, not more than ten acres outside of those boiuidaries for an administrative site or sites. Such acquisition may be by donation, purchase with appropriated or donated funds, exchange, or otherwise, but lands and interests in land owned by the State of California may be acquired only by donation. (b)(1) Effective on the date of enactment of this Act, there is hereby vested in the United States all right, title, and interest in, and the right

Redwood National Park, Calif. Establishment.


Publication in Federal Register.