Discover Special Places in Your National Forests

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Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1991 - National parks and reserves - 32 pages
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Page 27 - ... enjoyment, including the preservation of sites associated with and typifying the economic and social history of the American West...
Page 1 - Since 1965. Congress has identified "special places' in the national forests as national recreation areas, national scenic areas, and national monuments. They are designated in response to the American people's desire to have their special places recognized and managed in a specified way. These areas, the undiscovered treasures of the National Forest System, feature a wide variety of recreation attractions and outstanding scenery. Visit them and you can test your rock-climbing mettle on West Virginia's...
Page 21 - Turnouts along the roads provide access to hiking trails and vistas of mudflows and older volcanoes — Mount Hood to the south, Mount Adams to the east, and Mount Rainier to the north. One lookout, Windy Ridge, is...
Page 15 - The area has several interpretive sites and a countyoperated picnic area with restrooms.
Page 11 - River is one of the star attractions of the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. Managed by the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest...
Page 14 - The brine shrimp and alkali flies that thrive in the lake's water by mid-summer provide a plentiful food supply for more than seventy species of migratory birds.
Page 22 - Volcano's huge caldera contains two sparkling lakes, hotsprings, trails, two rustic resorts, picnic grounds, and one of the largest obsidian flows in North America. Subsurface features include resources of significant interest to the Nation's geothermal industry. The bald eagle and the Oregon grapefern number among species of particular note. Visitors...

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