Mount Naomi Wilderness

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Mount Naomi Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Mount Naomi Wilderness
Map showing the location of Mount Naomi Wilderness
Location Cache County, Utah, USA
Nearest city Richmond, UT
Coordinates 41°52′54″N 111°42′18″W / 41.88167°N 111.70500°W / 41.88167; -111.70500Coordinates: 41°52′54″N 111°42′18″W / 41.88167°N 111.70500°W / 41.88167; -111.70500
Area 44,523 acres (180.18 km2)
Established 1984
Governing body U.S. Forest Service

Mount Naomi Wilderness is a 44,523-acre (180.18 km2) wilderness area located within the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in the U.S. state of Utah. It lies between the Logan River and the Utah-Idaho state line northeast of Logan, Utah.[1]

Topography[edit]

Mount Naomi Wilderness consists of wooded, mountainous terrain. The namesake of the Wilderness, Naomi Peak, is also its highest point at 9,980 feet (3,040 m). It stands near the eastern boundary of the wilderness area, while the western side is many deep canyons. The Wilderness contains several other peaks over 9,000 feet (2,700 m).[1]

Recreation[edit]

Common recreational activities in Mount Naomi Wilderness include hiking, camping, horseback riding, hunting, and wildlife watching. Tony Grove Lake and White Pine Lake, the latter accessible only by hiking, are popular destinations. In late July and August wildflowers grow in abundance.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mount Naomi Wilderness Area - Wasatch-Cache National Forest
  2. ^ Mount Naomi Wilderness - Public Lands Information Center

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