#Wilderness50: Shining Rock Wilderness
"From a rocky vista, the view opens to horizon of pine forests with mountainscapes lining the backdrop. This vast landscape is Shining Rock Wilderness, one of the first wilderness areas to be established with the passage of the 1964 Wilderness Act."
Location: Shining Rock Wilderness, North Carolina (35.378° N 82.815° W) Status: Public domain.
The Shining Rock Wilderness of North Carolina - one of the first areas to be protected under the Wilderness Act and just one of the many images of wilderness areas to be found in National Archives holdings.
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