SORTING OUT DEFINITIONS OF LAND DESIGNATIONS
The Various Names of our Public Lands
By Del Albright
Where can you camp? Hike? 4x4? All the above?
When recreating on public lands (BLM, USFS, Park, State, Trust, whatever) it is imperative to know the rules and some of the jargon. Understanding how agencies define or designate public lands is the first step. Check this out.
This is a great, sort explanation/definition of land designations like Wilderness, National Monuments and Parks, etc. Worth a read and bookmarking for reference.