Bill Allowing Bikes In Wilderness Draws Mixed Reactions In Montana

By | December 14, 2017

David Nickelson on a handcycle in Glacier Park. JACOB FRANK, NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE

Montana Public Radio reports that Montana’s Representative Greg Gianforte Wednesday voted for a bill that would allow bicycles in wilderness areas. The bill is drawing mixed reactions. U.S. House Resolution 1349 would allow non-motorized bicycles, strollers, wheelbarrows, game carts and motorized and non-motorized wheelchairs in federally designated wilderness areas. Congressman Greg Gianforte sits on the House Committee on Natural Resources, which narrowly approved it for a full House vote. Read the full article here.

Category: Hiking/Biking/Floating

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