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Proposed wild and scenic Chattooga River and the conveyance of certain public lands.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Public Lands.

Proposed wild and scenic Chattooga River and the conveyance of certain public lands.

Hearing, Ninety-third Congress, first session ...

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Public Lands.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chattooga River (N.C.-Ga. and S.C.),
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Public lands -- United States.,
    • Chattooga River (N.C.-Ga. and S.C.)

    • Edition Notes

      Hearing on S. 184, 194, 1111, 1582, 2125, 2253, 2343, and 2385.

      StatementOctober 10, 1973.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .I547 1973e
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 108 p.
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5025020M
      LC Control Number73603469

      Chattooga Rafting. Come join us on the crown jewel of Southeastern Rafting! With twenty-six miles of the best and most challenging white water in the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountain region, this wild and scenic river is an experience you won’t want to miss. Since , the Chattooga River has been protected along a 15,acre (6, ha) corridor as a national Wild and Scenic River. miles ( km) of the river have been designated “wild”, about miles ( km) “scenic”, and miles ( km) “recreational” for a total of about 57 miles (92 km). On the commercially rafted sections (III and IV) there is a 1/4 mile protected corridor of National Country: United States.

      Chattooga Wild and Scenic River, Clayton, Georgia. likes 21 talking about this 2, were here. Park/5().   The National Wild & Scenic Chattooga River corridor spans over 57 miles in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, and is widely recognized as one of the most important links in a network of connected, permanently protected lands that could be managed to facilitate the migration of plant and animal species, as our climate changes as a Author: BRO Staff.

      Chattooga Wild and Scenic River is not operated by Hipcamp and can only be booked externally. (For now!) Hipcamp is working closely with the government to allow bookings here asap. Enter your email below to be notified when we get access%(4). Chattooga Wild and Scenic River in Oconee County, South Carolina Up Country fishing, rafting, kayaking, canoeing and tubing Chattooga Wild and Scenic River. Finding its birthplace on the watershed of the Eastern Continental Divide in the Nantahala National Forest in Jackson County North Carolina is the Chattooga River.


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Proposed wild and scenic Chattooga River and the conveyance of certain public lands by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Public Lands. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Proposed wild and scenic Chattooga River and the conveyance of certain public lands: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Public Lands of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, first session. Proposed wild and scenic Chattooga River and the conveyance of certain public lands [microform]: hearing, Ninety-third Congress, first session.

/ By United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Public Lands. Abstract. Reuse of record except for individual research requires license from. Embark on an epic adventure along the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River.

Recognized as one of the Southeast’s premier whitewater rivers and the most famous whitewater paddling spot in all of South Carolina – the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River’s rapids offer visitors an adventure they’ll never forget.

Experience the thrill of rafting down South Carolina’s famed Chattooga River, a mile whitewater. The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act provides for certain rivers to be studied for possible inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The Chattooga River that flows in North Carolina, Georgia and South Carolina is one of 27 rivers designated for study by the Act.

proper and lawful management of public lands within the Chattooga River watershed, including the Sumter, Nantahala and Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. Members, staff, and board members participate in a wide range of activities on these national forest lands, including those areas that will be impacted by the Size: KB.

that would have irrevocably marred the Chattooga River by constructing a theme park and destination site inside the wild & scenic river corridor near the Hwy.

28 Bridge. That said, NEPA-based fights against USFS operations have become more difficult to win these days, with the current presidential administration pushing the agency to harvest more.

Forty four years ago onthe Chattooga River was designated as a National Wild and Scenic River. Here is the history behind how the Chattooga River achieved its Wild and Scenic River status.

It was thanks to the efforts of many concerned citizens and the support of key public officials across three states. Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (P.L.as amended) (16 U.S.C.

) 1An Act To provide for a National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that, (a) this Act may be cited as the "Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.".

WSR Wild and Scenic River iii. limited to an average of no more than acres per river mile, except on certain other rivers as • “50 percent rule” – If over 50 percent of lands within a WSR boundary are in public ownership (federal/state/local government), no condemnation for fee title is allowed.

The Chattooga: Wild and Scenic River Paperback – March 1, by Brian A. Boyd (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and /5(3). A few years later it became the very first river east of the Mississippi to be designated “wild & scenic” when more t acres of river corridor were protected from development under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, which created the National Wild & Scenic Rivers System “to preserve certain rivers with outstanding.

Wild and Scenic designation keeps rivers in a free-flowing condition by protecting them from bedrock and flow alteration, and development. within ¼ mile of the river. There are multiple access points along the Wild & Scenic River Corridor. The Chattooga River includes calm sections and extreme whitewater, so knowledge of the river’s different sections is advised.

The Chattooga Wild and Scenic Status. Inthe Chattooga became Georgia’s only Wild and Scenic River. Beginning in North Carolina, it courses into Georgia unimpeded for 50 miles. But it makes up just 7/ths of 1 percent of the rivers in the state.

The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. On May 10 th, the Chattooga River was designated Wild & Scenic by Congress.

Flowing through North Carolina, Georgia and South Carolina, the Chattooga is recognized as one of the Southeast’s premier whitewater rivers. A wild, scenic or recreational river area eligible to be included in the system is a free-flowing stream and the related adjacent land area that possesses one or more of the values referred to in section of this title.

Every wild, scenic or recreational river in its free-flowing condition, or. However only at the very northern section of the state is the water undammed, undeveloped, untamed – this is the “crown jewel” of the southeast, the Wild & Scenic Chattooga River. The Chattooga was the first river east of the Mississippi to be granted the designation, allowing no roads to the river or development of any kind on miles.

Document - Use and Economic Importance of the Wild and Scenic Chattooga River Abstract This report presents the results of a comprehensive study of the recreation users, use, economic impacts, and economic benefits of the mile Wild and Scenic segment of the Chattooga River in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

The Chattooga River descends rapidly from the Blue Ridge geologic province and forms the majority of Georgia's northeast boundary between Rabun County and South Carolina's Oconee County. Today, the National Forest Service manages the Chattooga, also known as James Dickey's "Deliverance River," as a National Wild and Scenic River.

The Chattooga remains one of the only. (10) Chattooga, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia—The Seg-ment from mile below Cashiers Lake in North Carolim to Tugaloo Reservoir, and the West Fork Chattooga River from itsjunction with Chat-tooga upstream miles, as generally depicted on the boundary map en-titled “Proposed Wild and Scenic Chattooga River and Corridor.

The Chattooga River may have been added to the National Wild and Scenic River inventory just in time. Known to only a few hundred whitewater river rafters in the s, the s book and motion picture Deliverance introduced the Chattooga to remainder of America.

Criteria for National Wild and Scenic River stipulates that the river be free flowing, generally inaccessible and essentially. Proposed Wild and Scenic Chattooga River and the Conveyance of Certain Public Lands Hearing, Ninety-third Congress, First Session., United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Public Lands,Chattooga River (N.C.-Ga.

and S.C.), File Size: 85KB.Few rivers live up to their reputation. The difficult, mile Chattooga National Wild and Scenic River in South Carolina’s northwest corner does.

Steeped in history and Hollywood, this gush of whitewater churns along the border of South Carolina and Georgia for 40 miles.Wild & Scenic River Designation and Early Management •Identified as a study river in the original Wild & Scenic Rivers Act of • miles designated by Congress in •Managed to protect and enhance Outstandingly Remarkable Values (ORV [s) of geology, biology, scenery, recreation, and history.