P.L. 96-370: An Act to Establish the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Ice Age Trail Alliance, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, 60th Anniversary

The bill President Carter signed into law to establish the Ice Age National Scenic Trail.

9/10/80: House Report No. 1314, 96th Cong. 2nd Sess., 6 p. proposed designation of Ice Age National Scenic Trail, administration by Interior. Reports cooperation with Ice Age Council and Ice Age Trail Foundation as administrators of the trail segments outside of federally administered lands, allows for snowmobiles on sections of trail where appropriate. Chairman Udall (D-AZ): “The Ice Age Trail offers a rare variety of highly scenic, natural and geologic features on both public and private lands. Further, it provides an outdoor recreational experience close to population centers such as Milwaukee and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul” …. “The Department of the Interior believes that the proposed Ice Age Trail qualifies for the national scenic trail designation and, therefore supports the enactments of H.R. 7825.”