Bear Wallow Wilderness

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Bear Wallow Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Bear Wallow Wilderness
Map showing the location of Bear Wallow Wilderness
Map of the United States
Location Greenlee County, Arizona, U.S.
Nearest city Alpine, Arizona
Coordinates 33°36′08″N 109°26′57″W / 33.6022756°N 109.4492507°W / 33.6022756; -109.4492507Coordinates: 33°36′08″N 109°26′57″W / 33.6022756°N 109.4492507°W / 33.6022756; -109.4492507[1]
Area 11,080 acres (4,480 ha)
Designated 1984 (1984)
Governing body United States Forest Service

The Bear Wallow Wilderness is an 11,080-acre (44.8 km2) wilderness area in eastern Arizona in the United States.[2] The wilderness, located in the Apache National Forest, is managed by the U.S. Forest Service. The area has been severely affected by the Wallow Fire of June 2011 which originated here.[3] Bear Wallow Creek provides a habitat for the endemic and threatened Apache trout.[3]

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  1. ^ "Bear Wallow Wilderness". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  2. ^ "Bear Wallow Wilderness". Wilderness.net. Retrieved 2012-06-23. 
  3. ^ a b "Bear Wallow Wilderness". Apache and Sitgreaves National Forests, USGS. Retrieved 2012-06-23.