Medicine Lake Wilderness
Medicine Lake WildernessIUCN Category Ib (Wilderness Area) Location Sheridan County, Montana, USA Nearest city Miles City, MT Coordinates Coordinates: Area 11,366 acres
Established 1976 Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The Medicine Lake Wilderness is located in eastern Montana, in the United States. Preserved to ensure migratory birds have a safe haven during the spring and fall migrations, the wilderness is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and is within Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
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. No hunting is permitted in this wilderness.
- "Medicine Lake Wilderness". The National Wilderness Preservation System. Wilderness.net. http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&wname=Medicine%20Lake. Retrieved 2006-08-15.
- "USGS Capeneys Lake (MT) Topo Map Quad". TopoQuest. http://www.topoquest.com/map.asp?z=13&n=5367274&e=549872&s=100&size=l&u=7&datum=nad83&layer=DRG25. Retrieved 2008-06-29.
- "Wilderness Legislation: The Wilderness Act of 1964". The National Wilderness Preservation System. Wilderness.net. http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=legisAct. Retrieved 2006-08-15.
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