World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Rich Mountain Wilderness

Article Id: WHEBN0006754367
Reproduction Date:

Title: Rich Mountain Wilderness  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Armuchee-Cohutta Ranger District, Richard B. Russell State Park, Sapelo Island, Grand Bay (Georgia)
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Rich Mountain Wilderness

Rich Mountain Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Rich Mountain Wilderness entrance
Map showing the location of Rich Mountain Wilderness
Map showing the location of Rich Mountain Wilderness
Location USA
Nearest city Ellijay, GA
Area 9,476 acres (3,835 ha)
Established 1986 (1986)
Governing body U.S. Forest Service

The Rich Mountain Wilderness is a United States. It was designated in 1986 and currently consists of 9,476 acres (38.35 km2) of the 13,276 acres (54 km2) that makes up the Rich Mountains. The Wilderness is managed by the United States Forest Service and is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

The highest Rich Mountain. The land that forms the Wilderness is characterized by the same sort of deep, black porter's loam found in the Cohutta Mountains. The Wilderness is home to several threatened or endangered species.

External links

  • entry for the Rich Mountain Wilderness
  • Map of Rich Mountain Wilderness
  • Sherpa Guide for Rich Mountain Wilderness
  • Rich Mountain Wilderness on
  • Rich Mountain Wilderness
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.