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U.S. Forest Service - New Wilderness [...] Washington Wilderness Act of 1984
This is a summary of four USFS publicatons devoted to the Washington Wilderness Act of 1984.
These publications include background on each wilderness area and maps of the wilderness additions established by the 1984 act.
- New Wilderness on the Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
- New Wilderness on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest
- New Wilderness on the Okanogan National Forest
- New Wilderness on the Wenatchee National Forest
Mt Baker Area
- Mt Baker Wilderness (117,900 acres) - The Mt Baker volcano (excluding a wedge from Schriebers Meadow to Sherman Peak) extending eastward to Mt Shuksan and southwest in a narrow finger to Peterson Butte. Also the Border Peaks area from Welcome Pass to the North Cascade National Park boundary and south to Ruth Mountain.
- Boulder River Wilderness (49,000 acres) - Southwest of Darrington, including the Boulder River, Whitehorse Mountain, Three Fingers Mountain, and peaks extending southeast to near Silverton.
- Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness (145,667 acres) - The east shoreline of Lake Chelan from Point No Point to Moore, extending north and east to the Chelan crest, then taking in the east flank of the Chelan crest above the Twisp River north to Copper Pass, then extending east past Gilbert and Abernathy Mountains to include the Wolf Creek drainage.
- Glacier Peak Wilderness Additions (112,607 acres added, 464,258 acres original) - Expansion of the wilderness boundaries northward to include Found Creek, Sonny Boy Creek, and Middle Fork Cascade River; westward to include Big Creek, Buck Creek, and Mt Pugh; eastward to include the southern Railroad Creek drainage to Bearcat Ridge and Lake Chelan; southeast to include the upper Entiat River, Rock Creek, and western Chiwawa River drainage; and south to include Twin Lakes and White River above White River Falls.
- Henry M. Jackson Wilderness (103,591 acres) - Southwest of the Glacier Peak Wilderness, including Sloan Peak, the Monte Cristo Range, and the Cascade Crest region from Cady Pass to Stevens Pass.
- Noisy-Diobsud Wilderness (14,300 acres) - The headwaters of Noisy and Diobsud Creeks adjacent to the North Cascades National Park boundary southwest of Bacon Peak.
- Pasayten Wilderness Additions (24,326 acres) - Extensions along the southeast boundary of the wilderness, particularly around Disaster Creek, the upper Chewack River, and Middle Fork Toats Coulee Creek.
Mt Rainier Area
- Clearwater Wilderness (14,300 acres) - Near the northwest corner of Mt Rainier National Park, this area includes Bearhead Peak, Carbon Ridge and the headwaters of the Clearwater River.
- Glacier View Wilderness (3,050 acres) - Adjacent to the west boundary of Mt Rainier National Park between Gobblers Knob and Glacier View.
- Norse Peak Wilderness (50,923 acres) - East of Crystal Mountain and Corral Pass and north of the American River extending to Fifes Ridge and Naches Pass.
- Tatoosh Wilderness (15,720 acres) - The south flank of the Tatoosh Range above Butter Creek and the southeast extension of the range to Butter Peak.
- Mt Adams Wilderness Additions (46,800 acres) - Gentle terrain along the northwest and south boundaries of the wilderness area.
- William O. Douglas Wilderness (167,195 acres) - High country between the American River and White Pass surrounding Bumping Lake, mostly east of the Cascade crest.
- Goat Rocks Wilderness Additions (22,953 acres added, 82,680 original) - Several small additions along the west boundary of the wilderness, larger additions along the northeast boundary of the wilderness and a noteworthy deletion of the north flank of Hogback Mountain adjacent to White Pass ski area.
- Indian Heaven Wilderness (20,650 acres) - A portion of the Cascade crest, southwest of Mt Adams, between Sawtooth Mountain and Red Mountain.
- Trapper Creek Wilderness (6,250 acres) - Trapper Creek headwaters near Bare Mountain, above the Wind River, northwest of Carson, 35 miles southwest of Mt Adams.
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