Deep Creek Wilderness

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Deep Creek Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Deep Creek Wilderness
Map showing the location of Deep Creek Wilderness
Location Washington County, Utah, USA
Nearest city Cedar City, UT
Coordinates 37°23′19″N 112°56′09″W / 37.3887°N 112.9357°W / 37.3887; -112.9357Coordinates: 37°23′19″N 112°56′09″W / 37.3887°N 112.9357°W / 37.3887; -112.9357[1]
Area 3,284 acres (13.3 km2)
Established March 30, 2009
Governing body Bureau of Land Management

Deep Creek Wilderness is a 3,284-acre (13.3 km2) wilderness area in the US state of Utah. Together with the Deep Creek North Wilderness it protects 7,546-acre (30.5 km2). It was designated March 30, 2009, as part of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009. Located adjacent to northeastern corner of Zion National Park, it encompasses and protects much of Deep Creek, a tributary of the Wild & Scenic Virgin River.[2] Deep Creek Wilderness is bordered by the Zion Wilderness to the south.

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  1. ^ "Deep Creek Wilderness Map". Wilderness.net. Retrieved 2011-08-13. 
  2. ^ Virgin River, Utah - National Wild and Scenic Rivers System

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