Cougar Canyon Wilderness

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Cougar Canyon Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Cougar Canyon Wilderness
Map showing the location of Cougar Canyon Wilderness
Location Washington County, Utah, USA
Nearest city Gunlock, UT
Coordinates 37°29′12″N 114°00′54″W / 37.4865586763°N 114.014880718°W / 37.4865586763; -114.014880718Coordinates: 37°29′12″N 114°00′54″W / 37.4865586763°N 114.014880718°W / 37.4865586763; -114.014880718[1]
Area 10,409 acres (42.1 km2)
Established March 30, 2009
Governing body Bureau of Land Management

Cougar Canyon Wilderness is a 10,409-acre (42.1 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. Located adjacent to Nevada in the northwestern corner of Washington County, it protects an area of hilly juniper-pinyon woodlands bordering the Dixie National Forest.[2]

Cougar Canyon Wilderness is located near Doc's Pass Wilderness on the south, separated by a small road, and is bordered by Slaughter Creek Wilderness on the east.

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  1. ^ "Cougar Canyon Wilderness". Wilderness.net. 
  2. ^ Cougar Canyon Wilderness - Public Lands Information Center

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