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    Subdivision 1. Acquisition authority. To implement the system, the commissioner may
acquire the title, scenic easements, or other interests in land, by purchase, grant, gift, devise,
exchange, lease, or other lawful means.
    Subd. 2. Development of public areas. The commissioner may designate and develop
appropriate areas of public land along wild, scenic, and recreational rivers as water waysides for
facilities compatible with the class of river, including, as appropriate, primitive campsites, picnic
sites, portages, water access sites, sanitation facilities, and interpretive display.
    Subd. 3. Canoe and boating routes. (a) The commissioner may mark canoe and boating
routes along a wild, scenic, or recreational river, consistent with the classification and
characteristics of the river, including points of interest, portages, campsites, dams, rapids,
waterfalls, whirlpools, and other hazards to navigation.
(b) Canoe routes, boating routes, campsites, and portages marked under this subdivision are
not subject to the provisions of section 160.06.
    Subd. 4. Additional designation as trout stream. The commissioner may designate all or a
portion of a state wild, scenic, or recreational river that possesses the necessary qualifications as a
state trout stream, and make habitat improvement as may be necessary, desirable, and consistent
with the classification of the river.
History: 1990 c 391 art 6 s 36

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