H.R.6917 - To amend the Wilderness Act to allow recreation organizations to cross wilderness areas on established trails, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
Summary: H.R.6917 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)
Introduced in House (09/16/2008)
Amends the Wilderness Act to grant members of recreation organizations the right to cross wilderness areas on established trails without restriction as part of a journey along a connecting system of trails across public, private, or wilderness area lands, provided such right is exercised within a day and continued without unreasonable delay. Defines a "recreation organization."
Authorizes agencies administering wilderness areas to limit the exercise of such right within any specific area to not more than 10 wilderness crossings annually.