H.R.2809 - To amend the Wilderness Act to allow recreation organizations consisting of hikers or horseback riders to cross wilderness areas on established trails, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.2809 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (06/10/2009)
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, so long as such travel is conducted within a day and is completed 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.