16 U.S. Code § 539j - Bowen Gulch Protection Area
(1) There is hereby established in the Arapaho National Forest, Colorado, the Bowen Gulch Protection Area (hereinafter in this Act referred to as the “protection area”).
The Secretary shall administer the protection area in accordance with this section and the laws and regulations generally applicable to the National Forest System.
Subject to valid existing rights, all lands within the protection area are hereby withdrawn from all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws, from location, entry, and patent under the mining laws, and from disposition under the mineral and geothermal leasing laws, including all amendments thereto.
No developed campgrounds shall be constructed within the protection area. After August 13, 1993, no new roads or trails may be constructed within the protection area.
(e) Timber harvesting
(f) Motorized travel
Motorized travel shall be permitted within the protection area only on those designated trails and routes existing as of July 1, 1991, and only during periods of adequate snow cover. At all other times, mechanized, non-motorized travel shall be permitted within the protection area.
Source(Pub. L. 103–77, § 6,Aug. 13, 1993, 107 Stat. 761.)
References in Text
This Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 103–77, Aug. 13, 1993, 107 Stat. 756, known as the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 539i of this title and Tables.
“(1) As used in this Act [see Short Title note set out under section 539i of this title] with reference to lands in the National Forest System, the term ‘the Secretary’ means the Secretary of Agriculture.
“(2) As used in this Act with respect to lands not in the National Forest System, the term ‘the Secretary’ means the Secretary of the Interior.”
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