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Brasstown Wilderness

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Brasstown Wilderness

The Brasstown Wilderness was designated in 1986 and currently consists of 12,896 acres (52.19 km2). The Wilderness is located within the borders of the United States Forest Service and is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System.

The highest trout streams and abundant wildlife, the Brasstown Bald is home to several threatened or endangered species such as the Pygmy Shrew.

External links

  • entry for the Brasstown Wilderness
  • Brasstown Wilderness and Brasstown bald Visitor Center

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