Cottonwood Forest Wilderness

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Cottonwood Canyon Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Cottonwood Canyon Wilderness
Map showing the location of Cottonwood Canyon Wilderness
Location Washington County, Utah, U.S.
Nearest city Leeds, UT
Coordinates 37°12′22″N 113°28′33″W / 37.2062°N 113.4758°W / 37.2062; -113.4758Coordinates: 37°12′22″N 113°28′33″W / 37.2062°N 113.4758°W / 37.2062; -113.4758[1]
Area 2,643 acres (10.7 km2)
Established March 30, 2009
Governing body U.S. Forest Service

Cottonwood Forest Wilderness is a 2,643-acre (10.7 km2) wilderness area in the US state of Utah. It was designated March 30, 2009, as part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009.[2] Located within the Dixie National Forest near the base of the Pine Valley Mountains, it is adjacent to the Cottonwood Canyon Wilderness, which is part of the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "Cottonwood Canyon Wilderness Map". Wilderness.net. Retrieved 2011-08-13. 
  2. ^ Holt, Rush D. (30 March 2009), Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, Washington, DC: Library of Congress, retrieved 26 May 2012 
  3. ^ "Testimony". U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved 2011-08-13. 
  4. ^ Staff (12 November 2008). "Red Cliffs National Conservation Area". U.S. Forest Service. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 

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