Primary Fisheries Management Goal

Cades Cove sunrise.
The National Park Service Organic Act protects the scenic beauty of the park.

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" promote and regulate the use of the...national parks...which purpose is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations."

For more information, please see the National Park Service Organic Act, 16 U.S.C.1.

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