Mount Rainier Forest Reserve

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The Mount Rainier Forest Reserve in Washington was established by the General Land Office on February 22, 1898 from the Pacific Forest Reserve and other lands with 2,234,880 acres (9,044.2 km2). In 1905 federal forests were transferred to the U.S. Forest Service. On March 2, 1907 the name was changed to Rainier National Forest and additional lands were added. Its lands exists presently as portions of Mount Baker-Snoqualmie, Wenatchee and Gifford Pinchot National Forests. [1]


  1. ^ Davis, Richard C. (September 29, 2005), National Forests of the United States (pdf), The Forest History Society 

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