Upper Fremont Glacier in the Fitzpatrick Wilderness
|Location||Fremont / Sublette counties, Wyoming, USA|
|Nearest city||Lander, WY|
FITZPATRICK WILDERNESS Latitude and Longitude:
|Area||198,525 acres (803.40 km2)|
|Governing body||U.S. Forest Service|
The Fitzpatrick Wilderness is located in Shoshone National Forest in the U.S. state of Wyoming. The wilderness was originally known as the Glacier Primitive Area, but was redesignated a wilderness in 1976.
U.S. Wilderness Areas do not allow motorized or mechanized vehicles, including bicycles. Although camping and fishing are allowed with proper permit, no roads or buildings are constructed and there is also no logging or mining, in compliance with the 1964 Wilderness Act. Wilderness areas within National Forests and Bureau of Land Management areas also allow hunting in season.
- "Fitzpatrick Wilderness". The National Wilderness Preservation System. Wilderness.net. Retrieved 2006-08-16.
- "USGS Gannett Peak (WY) Topo Map Quad" (map). TopoQuest. Retrieved 2008-06-30.
- "Wilderness Legislation: The Wilderness Act of 1964". The National Wilderness Preservation System. Wilderness.net. Retrieved 2006-08-16.
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